Ida May Mack
Date of Birth: August 28, 1902 Sunset, LA
Date of Death: October 3, 1951 Houston, TX
Place of Burial: Opelousas, LA
Has Marker: Unknown
Grave Location: Unknown
The only known photograph of Ida May Mack.
Texas Girls: The Complete Recorded Works of Lillian Miller/Hattie Hudson/Gertrude Perkins/Ida May Mack/Bobbie Cadillac (1926-
1929), Document Records (DOCD-5163).
Barlow, William. Looking Up At Down: The Emergence of Blues Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989.
Bastin, Bruce. “Texas and the East Coast.” The Blackwell Guide to Blues Records. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990, pp. 59-82.
Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.
Garon, Paul. Album notes from Texas Girls (DOCD-5163), 1993.
Govenar, Alan and Jay Brakefield. Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013.
Oliphant, Dave. Texan Jazz. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996.
Oliver, Paul. Blues Off the Record. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984.
______. Barrelhouse Blues. Philadelphia: BasicCivitas Books, 2009.
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ida May Mack (vocalist),"
http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/talent/detail/60373/Mack_Ida_May_vocalist. Accessed February 1, 2018,