Henry Hayes


Date of Birth:  August 5, 1923    Dallas, TX

Date of Death:  Houston?

Place of Burial:  Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


The Kangaroo  Part I / The Kangaroo Part II, Supersound Records (WB-2066)

The Twirl / Spring Fever, Zebra Records (ZB 1685)

Boogie Uproar: Texas Blues And R&B 1947-1954, JSP Records (JSP7758)

Houston Might Be Heaven: Rockin' R&B in Texas 1947-1951, JSP Records (JSP7785)

Albert Collins and Henry Hayes, Kangaroo Shuffle, P-Vine Records (PCD-2294)


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