Hattie Burleson


Date of Birth:  July 27, 1897     Bastrop County, TX

Date of Death:  November 13, 1953     Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Lawrence Cemetery

                          US 80 and FM 1392

                          Terrell, TX  

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


Doggone My Good Luck Soul / Black Hand Blues, Columbia (14279-D)

Superstitious Blues / Sadie's Servant Room Blues, Brunswick (7042)

Jim Nappy / Bye Bye Baby, Brunswick (7054)

Fancy Tricks / Dead Lover Blues, Paramount (13138)

Texas Blues - Dallas 1928, Retrieval (FB-305)

Territory Singers, Volume 2, Document Records (DOCD-5471)


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