Thomas Shaw

Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica

Place of Birth:  March 4, 1908    Brenham, TX

Date of Death:  February 24, 1977    San Diego, CA

Place of Burial:  Mt. Hope Cemetery

                            3751 Market Street

                            San Diego, CA 92102

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown


Born In Texas, Testament Records (TCD 5027)

Blind Lemon's Buddy, Blue Goose (2008)

Do Lord Remember Me, Blues Beacon Records (1932 123)

San Diego Blues Jam, Testament Records (TCD 5029)

The Ultimate Blues Collection, Chrisly Records (CM 11003)


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

Curtiss, Lou. "Thomas Shaw," San Diego Troubadour, July 2013. Accessed March 4,


Cushman, Russell. "Thomas Shaw," The Navasota Music Legacy  Accessed

     March 4, 2018.

Evans, David. Big Road Blues. New York: Da Capo Press, 1982.

Govenar, Alan and Jay Brakefield. Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013.


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

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

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

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