James "Widemouth" Brown

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth: October 24, 1930     Orange, TX

Date of Death: September 23, 1971     Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Hollywood Cemetery

                          1300 Simmons Dr. / 100 West Curtis Avenue

                          Orange, TX 77630

Has marker:      Not found

Grave location:  Not yet located


Boogie Woogie Nighthawk / A Weary Silent Night, Jax (306)

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


Corcoran, Michael. All Over the Map – True Heroes of Texas Music. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.

Cushing, Steve. Blues Before Sunrise: The Radio Interviews. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Evans, David (Ed.). Ramblin’ On My Mind: New Perspectives on the Blues. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.

Govenar, Alan. Meeting the Blues – The Rise of the Texas Sound. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.

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

Leadbitter, Michael (Ed.). Nothin’ But the Blues. London: Hanover Books Ltd., 1971.

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

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