Moses Platt


Date of Birth:  c. 1887    Texas

Date of Death:  August 17, 1957    Taylor, TX

Place of Burial:  City of Taylor Cemetery

                            1101 E. 4th St.
                            Taylor, TX  76574

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


Field Recordings, Vol.6: Texas 1933-1958, Document Records (DOCD-5580)

Deep River Of Song: Black Texicans, Rounder Records (11661-1821-2)


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

Gnagy, Caroline. Texas Jailhouse Music. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2016.

Hamilton, Marybeth. In Search Of The Blues. New York: Basic Books, 2008.

Jackson, Bruce (Ed.). Wake Up Dead Man. Athens: University of Georgia Press/Brown Thrasher Books, 1999.

Lomax, John A. Adventures Of A Ballad Hunter. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1947.

Szwed, John. Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World. New York: Viking, 2010; pp. 41.

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