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us: Louisiana Red

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  • Variants

    • us: Red, Louisiana
    • us: Minter, Iverson
    • us: Fuller, Rocky
    • us: Fuller, Playboy
    • us: Minter, Red
    • us: Bey, Iverson
    • us: Cryin' Red
    • us: Fuller, Richard Lee
    • us: Guitar Red
    • us: James, Elmore, 1932-2012
    • us: Rockin' Red
    • us: Walkin' Slim
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1932-03-23
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2012-02-25
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Blues musicians
    • Use For

    • Sources

      • found: Engbarth, G. Blues vom Frieden [SR] p1983: label (Louisiana Red, blues singer/guitarist)
      • found: New York blues, p1979: container (Louisiana Red, b. Mar. 23, 1932, in Bessemer, Alabama; mother, Ida Mae Minter; song credits, Iverson Minter)
      • found: Encyclopedia of the blues, 1992 (Louisiana Red (Iverson Minter))
      • found: Chess blues [SR] p1992: container (Rocky Fuller) insert (real name: Iverson Minter; also known as Louisiana Red)
      • found: Detroit blues [SR] p2004: insert (Playboy Fuller (Louisiana Red), vocals, guitar)
      • found: All music guide WWW site, Aug. 26, 2005 (Louisiana Red; b. Iverson Minter, Mar. 23, 1936, Vicksburg, MS; blues guitarist, harmonica player, and vocalist)
      • found: Santelli, R. Big book of blues, 2001 (Louisiana Red; b. Iverson Minter, Mar. 23, 1936, Vicksburg, Miss.)
      • found: Harris, S. Blues who's who, c1979 (Minter, Iverson "Red"; aka Iverson Bey, Cryin' Red, Playboy Fuller, Richard Lee Fuller, Rocky Fuller, Guitar Red, Elmore James, Jr., Lousiana Red, Rockin' Red, Walkin' Slim; b. Mar. 23, 1936, Vicksburg, MS; guitar, harmonica)
      • found: Guardian WWW site, Feb. 28, 2012 (Louisiana Red; b. Iverson Minter, Mar. 23, 1932, Bessemer, Ala. (though he would cite other birthplaces, too); d. Feb. 25, 2012, aged 79; adventurous blues singer and guitarist who travelled all over Europe picking up local music and blending it with his own)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Do not confuse with: Louisiana "Guitar" Red, 1928-2001, no2003-9147.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1986-12-11: new
      • 2016-06-16: revised
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