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Erline Harris

Erline Harris

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birthday
5th
April, 1914
Death
6th
January, 2004
Birth Place
US
Birth Sign
aries
Biography

Erline Harris (April 5, 1914 – January 6, 2004), born Erlyn Eloise Johnson, was an American rhythm and blues singer in the 1940s and early 1950s. Her 1949 song “Rock and Roll Blues” was one of the first jump blues songs to use the phrase “rock and roll” in its secular context.

Also Known As

Erline "Rock and Roll" Harris Earline Harris in various spellings

Birth Name

Erlyn Eloise Johnson

Genres

Blues, R&B

Years Active

1939 1953

Name

Erline Harris

Nationality

United States of America

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