Daddy Stovepipe biography

Daddy Stovepipe

Country blues, Guitarist

1867 – 1963

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Who was Daddy Stovepipe?

Johnny Watson was an African American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, best known for his recordings under the name Daddy Stovepipe. Watson also recorded as Jimmy Watson, Sunny Jim and Rev. Alfred Pitts. He may have been the earliest-born blues performer to record.

Many of his recordings were jug band duets with his wife, Sarah Watson, who was usually credited as Mississippi Sarah.

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Born
Apr 12, 1867
Mobile
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Mobile
Died
Nov 1, 1963
Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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