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Robert Lockwood, Jr
Birth: Mar. 27, 1915
Death: Nov. 21, 2006

Blues Musician. This guitarist and singer developed a style all his own becoming one of Blues most successful musicians. He was born in Turkey Scratch, Arkansas. He learned to play the guitar at age eleven from blues pioneer Robert Johnson and by the age of fifteen was playing professionally. After playing locally on the radio (where he mentored B.B. King), Lockwood moved to Chicago, Illinois in the 1950's and became a popular session musician for Chess Records. In 1960 he settled in Cleveland, Ohio performing regularly at Fat Fish Blue and other blues establishments. Late in his career he received recognition for his solo work with two of his albums, "I Got to find me a Woman" (1998) and "Delta Crossroads" (2000) receiving Grammy nominations. He toured the US, Europe and Japan regularly, won several National Blues Music Awards and WC Handy Awards and in 1989 was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. The music legend died in Cleveland after suffering a stroke. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 25
 
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Originally Created by: Bigwoo
Record added: Nov 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16750887
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