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Speckled Red, 1892-1973


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  • Variants

    • Perryman, Rufus, 1892-1973
    • Red, Speckled, 1892-1973
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1892-10-23Wikipedia, April 2, 2018
    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1899-10-23Eagle, Bob. Blues : a regional experience, ℗2013
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1973-01-02Wikipedia, April 2, 2018
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1973-01-02Eagle, Bob. Blues : a regional experience, ℗2013
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Monroe (La.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Hampton (Ga.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Saint Louis (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        Males
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  • Sources

    • found: Piano jazz [SR] p1981:container (Speckled Red; Rufus Perryman)
    • found: Claghorn, C.E. Biog. dict. of jazz, c1982(Perryman, Rufus, pianist/vocalist; b. 1892 in Monroe, La.; d. 1973; boogie-woogie pianist known as "Speckled Red")
    • found: Wikipedia, April 2, 2018(Speckled Red; born Rufus Georg Perryman, October 23, 1892, Hampton, Georgia; died January 2, 1973, St. Louis, Missouri; American blues and boogie-woogie piano player and singer, noted for his recordings of "The Dirty Dozens", exchanges of insults and vulgar remarks that have long been a part of African-American folklore; older brother of Piano Red (both were albinos and both recorded versions of "The Right String (But the Wrong Yo-Yo)", Speckled Red in 1930 and Piano Red, who had a hit with the song 20 years later)
    • found: Encyclopedia of popular music, accessed via Oxford reference online, April 2, 2018(Perryman, Rufus; born October 23, 1892, Monroe, Louisiana; died January 2, 1973, St. Louis, Missouri; blues pianist and singer; also known as Speckled Red; the elder brother of William "Piano Red" Perryman)
    • found: Eagle, Bob. Blues : a regional experience, ℗2013:page 269 (Speckled Red (Rufus George Perryman); born October 23, 1899, Hampton, Georgia; died January 2, 1973, St. Louis, Missouri; singer, pianist; 1900 census and 1918 draft registration card give birth date as 1899, whereas the SSDI has 1900)
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-10-10: new
    • 2018-04-03: revised
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