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Blackwell, Scrapper

LC control no.n 91063230
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Personal name headingBlackwell, Scrapper
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Variant(s)Blackwell, Francis
Black, Frankie, 1903-1962
LocatedIndianapolis (Ind.)
Birth date[1903-02-21,1904-02-21]
Death date1962-10-07
Place of birthSyracuse (S.C.)
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Place of deathIndianapolis (Ind.)
Field of activityBlues (Music)
Profession or occupationBlues musicians
Guitarists Pianists Singers
Found inCarr, L. Leroy Carr (1928) [SR] p1983: container (Scrapper Blackwell, guitar; Francis "Scrapper" Blackwell)
Blues in history II [SR] 199-?: insert (Francis Hillman "Scrapper" Blackwell; b. Feb. 21, 1903, Syracuse, S.C., d. Oct. 7, 1962, Indianapolis, Ind.; guitarist, pianist, and singer)
Harris, S. Blues ww, c1979 (Blackwell, Francis Hillman "Scrapper"; aka Frankie Black; b. Feb. 21, 1903, Syracuse [SC], d. Oct. 7, 1962, Indianapolis, IN; guitar, piano)
Eagle, Bob. Blues, ©2013: page 79-80 (Scrapper Blackwell; born Francis Hillman Blackwell, February 21, 1904, Indianapolis, Indiana; died October 7, 1962, Indianapolis; vocals, guitar, piano; performed and recorded with Leroy Carr, after whose death Blackwell recorded (usually as "Frankie Black") for Champion, accompanied by pianist Dot Rice; all family members lived in Indiana, some for over half a century before Blackwell's birth) page 427 (birth data from 1910 census; birth years 1897 and 1903 have been cited; "he has been wrongly reported as born at Syracuse, North Carolina, but no such place exists")
Wikipedia, December 19, 2018 (Scrapper Blackwell; Francis Hillman "Scrapper" Blackwell; born February 21, 1903, Syracuse, Darlington County, South Carolina; grew up and spent most of his life in Indianapolis, Indiana; died October 7, 1962, Indianapolis; 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; after Carr's death in 1935, Blackwell did a few recordings with piano player Dot Rice)
findagrave.com, December 19, 2018 (Francis "Scrapper" Blackwell; born Feburary 21, 1903, Syracuse, Darlington County, South Carolina, and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana; died October 7, 1962, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana; blues musician; a pioneer "urban blues" guitarist, he did his best known work with pianist-singer Leroy Carr; birth date on gravestone: 1903)
Kings and queens of boogie-woogie, 1947: label (Frankie Black, guitar)
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