Leon "Son Becky" Calhoun

Vocals, Piano

Date of Birth:  October 13, 1910     Wharton, TX

Date of Death:  December 9, 1942     Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Paradise Cemetery South?

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

San Antonio Blues 1937 - The Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order Of Big Knox / Claytie Polk with Ted Mays  & His BandSon

     Becky / Pinetop Burks, Document Records (DOCD 5232)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

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

Herzhaft, Gérard. Encyclopedia of the Blues (Second Edition). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Oliver, Paul. Blues Off the Record. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984.

______. The Story of The Blues. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997.

______. Barrelhouse Blues. Philadelphia: BasicCivitas Books, 2009.

Yarrow, Julian. Liner notes from San Antonio Blues 1937, Document Records (DOCD 5232).

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