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Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell

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birthday
21st
February, 1903
Death
7th
October, 1962
Birth Place
Syracuse, Darlington County, South Carolina, US
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Francis Hillman “Scrapper” Blackwell (February 21, 1903 – October 7, 1962) was an American blues guitarist and singer, best known as half of the guitar-piano duo he formed with Leroy Carr in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He was an acoustic single-note picker in the Chicago blues and Piedmont blues styles. Some critics have noted that he veered towards jazz.

instruments played
Guitar
Vocals
Birth Name

Francis Hillman Blackwell

Genres

Chicago blues, Piedmont blues

Labels

Vocalion

Years Active

1928 1936, 1958 1962

Name

Scrapper Blackwell

Nationality

United States of America

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