Gary "B.B." Coleman

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  January 1, 1947    Paris, TX

Date of Death:  February 21, 1994    Shreveport, LA

Place of Burial:  Restlawn Gardens Cemetery

                          North Main Street / 271

                          Paris, TX 75460

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  


One Eyed Woman / Stealing Your Love Tonight, Ichiban Records (87-113)

Watch Where You Stroke / Let Me Love You Baby, Ichiban Records (87-132)

If You Can Beat Me Rockin' (You Can Have My Chair) / Shame On You, Ichiban Records (88-138)

St. James Infirmary / It Just Ain't Right, Ichiban Records (88-148)

Merry Christmas Baby / Christmas Blues, Ichiban Records (88-156)

What's The Name Of That Thing (Pt. 1) / What's The Name Of That Thing (Pt. 2), Ichiban Records (89-177)

Romance Without Finance (Is A Nuisance) / If You See My One-Eyed Woman, Ichiban Records (91-231)

Cocaine Annie / I'm Gonna Find Her, Boola Boo Records (BBC 001 45)

Nothin' But The Blues, Ichiban Records (ICH 1005)

If You Can Beat Me Rockin', Ichiban Records (ICH 1018-CD)

One Night Stand, Ichiban Records (ICH 1034-CD)

Dancin' My Blues Away, Ichiban Records (ICH 1049-CD)

Romance Without Finance Is A Nuisance, Ichiban Records (ICH 1107)

Too Much Weekend, Ichiban Records (ICH 1140-CD)

Cocaine Annie, Boola Boo Records (BBC 001CD)

The Best of Gary B.B. Coleman, Ichiban Records (ICH 1065-CD)


Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Govenar, Alan. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

Herzhaft, Gérard. Encyclopedia of the Blues (Second Edition). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Larkin, Colin. Virgin Encyclopedia Of The Blues. London: Virgin Books, 1998.

Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).


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