L. C. "Good Rockin'" Robinson

Vocals, Guitar, Fiddle, Steel Guitar  

Date of Birth:  May 15, 1915    Brenham, TX

Date of Death:  September 26, 1976    Berkeley, CA

Place of Burial:  Cypress Lawn Memorial Park

                         1370 El Camino Real

                         Colma, CA  94014

Has Marker:  Unmarked

Grave Location: Garden/Section: Acacia, Lot 115

L.C. "Good Rockin'" Robinson, Train Time Blues from Oakland Blues

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Oakland Blues featuring L.C. "Good Rockin'" Robinson, Lafayette "Thing" Thomas and Dave Alexander, World Pacific (WPS-21893)

Ups And Downs, Arhoolie Records (1062)

House Cleanin' Blues, Bluesway (BLS 6082)

Collection 1945-1974, Shoosh, No # (Live recording?)

Mojo In My Hand, Arhoolie Records (CD 453)

Texas & Louisiana Slide Masters - Blues & Western Swing Guitar Stylists, Saga (982 991-4)

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