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Walter Davis
Birth: Mar. 1, 1910
Grenada
Grenada County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1963
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Blues musician. Born on a cotton farm in Mississippi, Davis learned the basics of blues in juke joints and became an extraordinary singer and piano player. His best known recording, the blues standard "Sunnyland Blues" was released in 1931. During his twenty-three year recording career, he recorded over 150 blues songs. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Hillsdale
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Mar 07, 2006
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Walter Davis
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