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Victoria Spivey

American musician

Victoria Spivey

American musician
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birthday
15th
October, 1906
Death
3rd
October, 1976
Birth Place
Houston, Texas, United States
Birth Sign
libra
Biography

Victoria Regina Spivey (October 15, 1906 – October 3, 1976), sometimes known as Queen Victoria, was an American blues singer and songwriter. During a recording career that spanned 40 years, from 1926 to the mid-1960s, she worked with Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Clarence Williams, Luis Russell, Lonnie Johnson, and Bob Dylan. She also performed in vaudeville and clubs, sometimes with her sister Addie “Sweet Peas” (or “Sweet Pease”) Spivey (1910-1943), also known as the Za Zu Girl. Among her compositions are “Black Snake Blues” (1926), “Dope Head Blues” (1927), and “Organ Grinder Blues” (1928). In 1962 she co-founded Spivey Records.

instruments played
Piano
Vocals
Birth Name

Victoria Regina Spivey

Genres

Blues

Labels

Okeh RCA Victor Vocalion Decca Prestige Bluesville Spivey

Name

Victoria Spivey

Nationality

United States of America

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