Pluma Davis

Trombone, Band Leader

Place of Birth:  Houston, TX?

Place of Death:  September 1988    Houston, TX?

Place of Burial:  Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

Okie Dokie Stomp was written by Pluma Davis

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Marie Adams, Ain't Car Crazy / I'm The Bluest Gal In Town, Peacock Records (1614)

Jimmy Swan with Pluma Davis Band, Laughing, Laughing Blues / Hey Now Baby Hey, Peacock Records (1622)

Billy Brooks with Pluma Davis Band, What Can I Do / I Called My Baby, Peacock Records (1629)

Marie Adams, You're Gone From Me / I'm Gonna Latch On, Peacock Records (1631)

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown w/ Pluma Davis Orchestra, Okie Dokie Stomp / Depression Blues, Peacock Records (1637)

Mildred Jones with Pluma Davis & His Rockets, Mis-Used Woman / Mr. Thrill, Peacock Records (1638)

Marie Adams, My Destination / The Shape I'm In, Peacock Records (1646)

Bobby "Blue" Bland, I Pity The Fool / Close To You, Duke (332)

If It's Not A Hit I'll Eat My Hat, Ace ‎(CH154)

Crazy Man Crazy! The Roots Of Rock 'N' Roll, Great Voices Of The Century (GVC 2013)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Barkley, Ron et al. The Handbook of Texas Music. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003.

Farley, Charles. Soul of the Man – Bobby “Blue” Bland. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Gart, Galen and Roy C. Ames. Duke/Peacock Records: An Illustrated History with Discography. Milford, NH: Big Nickel Publications, 1990.

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

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

 

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