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us: Daddy Hotcakes, 1894-1970

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    • us: Hotcakes, Daddy, 1894-1970
    • us: Montgomery, Daddy Hotcakes, 1894-1970
    • us: Montgomery, George, 1894-1970
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    • Hotcakes, Daddy, 1894-1970
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    • found: His Daddy Hotcakes [SR] p1984: label (Daddy Hotcakes, blues singer; George "Daddy Hotcakes" Montgomery) program notes inserted (called himself Daddy Hotcakes when he sang the blues; b. 5/15/1894 in Rehovat, Ga.)
    • found: The blues in St. Louis, 1961: label (Daddy Hotcakes; George "Daddy Hotcakes" Montgomery, voice and guitar)
    • found: Big Road Blues, via WWW, October 18, 2012: (Big Road Blues Show 2/26/12: Mix Show; Daddy Hotcakes; George "Daddy Hotcakes" Montgomery; born in Georgia; moved to St. Louis in 1918; he began singing the blues as a youngster and worked as an entertainer during the 1920s; his only recording, The blues in St. Louis, vol. 1: Daddy Hotcakes, was recorded by Sam Charters in 1961)
    • found: Blues World, via WWW, October 18, 2012 (Pre-war St. Louis Blues Musicians; Daddy Hotcakes (George Montgomery); singer, guitarist; born Rehovat, Georgia, May 15, 1894; recorded by Charters in St. Louis May 12 and 13, 1961 with assistance from Charlie O'Brien; Montgomery grew up on a farm, then left and worked as a hod carrier, railroad laborer and saw mill hand; he was in the Helena, Arkansas area in 1918 when he decided to come to St. Louis; he worked for the Royal American Shows as a fire eater, and in 1937 was briefly on the radio in St. Louis; in 1942 he worked as a street singer and played for tips riding on the trolley cars, ususally with a harmonica player or washboard player; he also had one cut on a Rhino LP)
    • found: Social Security Death Index, via WWW, October 18, 2012: (George Montgomery; born May 15, 1894; died May 15, 1970; last residence: Saint Louis, Missouri)
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    • 1986-05-07: new
    • 2012-10-20: revised
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