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James "Yank" Rachell
Birth: Mar. 16, 1910
Death: Apr. 9, 1997

Musician. Born in Brownsville, Tennessee, he was blues mandolinist whose career as a performer spanned nearly seventy years. He bought his first mandolin at age 8, an although he was a capable guitarist and singer, he was a master on the mandolin dubbed an "elder statesman of the blues". He performed with artist to include Sleepy John Estes, Hammie Nixon, Taj Mahal and his song "She Caught the Katy" is considered a blues standard. In his later years he suffered from arthrisit, but he still continued to perform some and recorded the album "Too Hot the Devil" before his death. He died in Indianaplois, Indiana. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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New Crown Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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James Yank Rachell
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
James Yank Rachell
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James Yank Rachell
Added by: J.L. Durall
 
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