Nelson Carson

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  September 18, 1917    New Boston, TX

Date of Death:  January 31, 2003    Ashdown, AR

Place of Burial:  Rhodes Cemetery

                          Little River 17 / Old Richmond Road

                          Ashdown, AR 71822

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location: Unknown (military marker)


My Baby Left Me / Crazy About My Baby, Sittin' In With ‎(557)

Willie Johnson His Piano And Orchestra / Nelson Carson And Band, Weeping Little Woman / Lost, Jade Records (201/203)

Boogie Uproar: Texas Blues And R&B 1947-1954, JSP Records (JSP7758)

Guitar In My Hands - An Anthology Of Texas Blues Guitarists (1949-1966), Moonshine (BLP 104)


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

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

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