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Copeland, Johnny

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Personal name headingCopeland, Johnny
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Variant(s)Copeland, John Clyde
Texas Twister
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedTexas Houston (Tex.) Teaneck (N.J.)
New York (N.Y.)
Birth date1937-03-27
Death date1997-07-03
Place of birthHaynesville (La.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityBlues (Music)
AffiliationMercury Record Corporation Rounder Records (Firm) Verve Records (Firm)
Profession or occupationSingers Guitarists Blues musicians Composers
Found inCollins, A. Showdown! [SR] p1985: labels (Johnny Copeland) container (blues singer/guitarist; based in New York)
LC data base, 3/16/88 (hdg.: Copeland, Johnny)
Guinness enc. of pop. mus., 2nd ed. (Copeland, Johnny; b. Mar. 27, 1937, Haynesville, La.)
New York times, July 4, 1997: p. A14 (Johnny Copeland, 60, Texas blues singer and guitarist, d. July 3, 1997, New York)
Johnny Copeland WWW site, November 3, 2014 (Johnny Copeland; Johnny "Clyde" Copeland; born March 27, 1937, Haynesville, Louisiana; grew up in Houston; died July 3, 1997; Texas bluesman)
American National Biography Online, accessed January 04, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Copeland, Johnny; Clyde; Texas Twister; Blues Musician / Singer, Songwriter; born 27 March 1937 in Haynesville, Louisiana, United States; recorded first single, Rock and Roll Lily, for Mercury records (1958); gained popularity with songs such as Please Let Me Know and Down on Bended Knee (1960-1963); toured with artists such as Otis Redding and Eddie Floyd (1960's-70's); recorded seven albums for Rounder records, including famous Copeland Special (1981); peak in popularity through collaboration with Albert Collins and Robert Cray on record called Showdown!, the record won a Grammy Award; ended his career on Verve Records recording Jungle Swing; died 03 July 1997 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States)
Wikipedia, viewed January 23, 2019 (Johnny Copeland; John Clyde Copeland; born March 27, 1937, Haynesville, Louisiana; died July 3, 1997, New York City; American Texas blues guitarist and singer; father of blues singer Shemekia Copeland)
New York times, online version, viewed January 23, 2019 (in obituary published July 4, 1997: Johnny Copeland; born in Louisiana and reared in Arkansas and Houston; moved to New York City in 1975; died yesterday [July 3, 1997], at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, aged 60; Texas blues singer and guitarist)
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