John T. Samples

Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica

Date of Birth:  January 10, 1898    Kilgore, TX

Date of Death:  January 13, 1998    Kilgore, TX

Place of Burial:  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

                         Mt. Pleasant Road (I20E/SH135N/Mt. Pleasant)

                         Kilgore, TX 75662

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Unknown

Hallelujah Jubilee, Documentary Arts, 2003


Hallelujah Jubilee: East Texas Black Harmonica Players and Their Songs, Documentary Arts (no #)


Govenar, Alan. “John T. Samples: Daddy Double Do Love You,” Living Blues, August 1994, issue 116, volume 25, no. 4, pp. 54-56.

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

______ and Amos Kennedy, Daniel Duncan, and Kelli Anderson. Daddy Double Do Love You. Dallas: Documentary Art, 2003.

______ and Jay Brakefield. Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013.

Oliver, Paul. Album notes for Hallelujah Jubilee. Dallas: Documentary Arts, 2003.

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