Walter "Cowboy" Washington

Vocals (Active 1930s)

Place of Birth:  Unknown

Place of Death:  Unknown

Place of Burial:  Unknown

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

Walter "Cowboy" Washington, Ice Pick Mama,

one of his only four known recordings.


Texas Piano Styles 1929-1937, Wolf Records (WSE 132)

Joe Pullum, Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order. Vol. 2, Document Records (DOCD-5394)


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

Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Evans, David (Ed.). Ramblin’ On My Mind: New Perspectives on the Blues. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.

Oliver, Paul. Blues Off the Record. New York: Da Capo Press, 1984.

______. The Story of The Blues. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997.

______. Barrelhouse Blues. Philadelphia: BasicCivitas Books, 2009.

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