Phineas/Finious/Finous Rockmore Finous "Flat Foot" Roquemore

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth:  October 16, 1891/1900    Clayton, TX

Date of Death:  December 2, 1955    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Roquemore Cemetery

                         Clayton, TX 75637

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

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

Boll Weevil Here, Boll Weevil Everywhere: Field Recordings, Volume 16, Document Records (DOCD-5875)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bertsch, Amy. “Lufkin Recordings,” East Texas History, http://easttexashistory.org/items/show/31. Accessed March 11, 2018.

Caffery, Joshua Clegg. Traditional Music In Coastal Louisiana. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Press, 2013.

McNally, Frank. "An Irishman's Diary," March 27, 2009, https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/an-irishman-s-diary-1.731878. Accessed July 12,

     2017.

Rugel, Mike. "Uncensored History of the Blues: Show 40 - Boll Weevil Blues," January 24, 2009, 

     http://uncensoredhistoryoftheblues.purplebeech.com/2009/01/show-40-boll-weevil-blues.html. Accessed July 12, 2017.

Rye, Howard. Liner notes for Field Recordings Vol. 6: Texas 1933-1958, Document Records, 1997.

“Deep River of Song: Black Texicans,” http://www.mustrad.org.uk/reviews/bl_tex.htm. Accessed July 12, 2017.

https://www.loc.gov/audio/?all=true&fa=contributor:lomax,+john+avery%7Clocation:lufkin%7Ccontributor:rockmore,+finous+%28flatfoot%29.

     Accessed March 11, 2018.

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