Luther "Rocky/Rockie" Stoneham

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  September 14, 1914    Phelps, TX

Date of Death:  February 25, 1973    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Restlawn Cemetery

                         8400 Block Wheatley Street

                         Houston, TX 77088

Has Marker:  Unmarked

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Sittin' Here Wonderin' / January 11, 1949 Blues, Mercury Records (8275)

As Duo

Thunder Smith - Thunder's Unfinished Boogie / Rockie - The Train Is Leaving, Down Town Recording (DT 2011)

Thunder Smith - New Worried Life Blues / Rockie - Mable Blues, Down Town Recording (DT 2012)

Thunder Smith - Low Down Dirty Ways / Rockie - Water Coast Blues, Down Town Recording (DT 2013)

As Accompianist

Thunder Smith - Cruel-Hearted Woman / Big Stars Are Falling, Gold Star (615)

Thunder Smith - Santa Fe Blues / Temptation Blues, Gold Star (644)

Andy Thomas - Baby Quit Me Blues / Angel Child, Gold Star (645)

Andy Thomas - I Love My Baby / Chicago Blues, Swing With The Stars (1038)

Sunny James - Please Mam Forgive Me / Excuse Me Baby, Down Town Recording (DT 2010)

Down Home Blues Classics: Texas 1946-1954, Boulevard Vintage (BVBCD 1012)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bradley, Andy and Roger Wood.  House of Hits. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010.

Govenar, Alan. Lightnin’ Hopkins – His Life and Blues. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2010; p. 39.

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

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