Luke "Long Gone" Miles

Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica

Date of Birth:  May 8, 1925    Lachute, LA

Date of Death:  November 22, 1987    Los Angeles, CA

Place of Burial:  Rosedale Cemetery

                         1831 W. Washington Boulevard

                         Los Angeles, CA 90007

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


Let Me Play With Your Poodle / War Time Blues, Smash Records (S-1755)

Long Gone / War Time Blues, Smash Records (Promo, S-1755)

Hello Josephine / Little Sweet Thing, Kent (Promo, K500)

.38 Pistol / Lena Mae, Two Kings (DM-100)

Early One Morning / Losing My Mind, Two Kings (DM-101)

Country Born, World Pacific (ST-1820)

Country Born featuring Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Sundown (CG 709-05)

Riding Around In My V8 Ford - Live 1985 In Venice, California, Conjur Root Records

Juke Joint Blues 1950's - 1960's, P-Vine (PCD 3058)


Bershaw, Alan. "Long Gone Miles and Bernie Pearl - Last Night Blues," Paste Accessed February 6, 2018.

Govenar, Alan. Lightnin’ Hopkins – His Life and Blues. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2010.

Hansen, Barry. “Blues in Review: Long Gone Miles and The Boys from 25th Street,” Record Research, January 1966, Issue 73, p. 10.


Harris, Sheldon. Blues Who’s Who. New York: Da Capo Press, 1979.

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

Lipitz, George. Midnight at the Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2010.

Sporke, Michael. Big Mama Thornton: The Life and Music. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2014.

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