Roy Hawkins

Vocals, Piano

Date of Birth:  February 7, 1903    Jefferson, TX

Date of Death:  March 19, 1974    Compton, CA

Place of Burial:  Inglewood Park Cemetery

                         720 East Florence Avenue

                         Inglewood, CA 90301

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Why Do Everything Happen To Me, Route 66 (Kix-9)

Highway 59, Ace (CHD103)

The Thrill Is Gone, P-Vine (PCD 3055)

The Thrill Is Gone, Ace (CDCHD 754)

Bad Luck Is Falling, Ace (CDCHD 1096)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Cushing, Steve. Blues Before Sunrise: The Radio Interviews. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

Djedje, Jacqueline Cogdell and Eddie S. Meadows (Eds.). California Soul – Music Of African Americans In The West. Berkeley: University of

    California Press, 1998.

 

Herzhaft, Gérard. Encyclopedia of the Blues (Second Edition). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Larkin, Colin. Virgin Encyclopedia Of The Blues. London: Virgin Books, 1998.

Prather, Coy. ""Rockin' and Rollin'"," Texas Music, Winter 2018, Volume 19, Number 1, pp. 40-41.

Shaw, Arnold. Honkers and Shouters: The Golden Years of Rhythm & Blues. New York: Collier Books, 1978.

 

Shurman, Dick. “Postwar Texas and the West Coast.” The Blackwell Guide to Blues Records. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990, pp.

    248-272.

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