Ivory Joe Hunter

Vocals, Piano

Date of Birth:  October 10, 1911    Kirbyville, TX

Date of Death:  November 8, 1974    Memphis, TN

Place of Burial:  Magnolia Springs Cemetery

                          FM 1005

                          Kirbyville, TX 75956

Has Marker: Yes

Grave Location:  30° 43' 45" N / 94° 1' 52" W

SELECTED RECORDINGS
 

I Got That Lonesome Feeling, MGM Records (E 3488)

Ivory Joe Hunter, Atlantic Records (8008)

Ivory Joe Hunter Sings The Old And The New, Atlantic (8015)

Mean Woman Blues, Grand Prix Series (K 415)

Ivory Joe Hunter's Golden Hits, Smash Records (SRS 67037)

I'm Coming Down With The Blues, Collectables (COL-CD-5226)

Ivory Joe Hunter Sings Sixteen Of His Greatest Hits, King (KCD-605)

Jumpin' At The Dew Drop, AIM (AIM 1305)

Jukebox Hits 1945-1950, Acrobat (ACMCD 4208)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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