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Emmett Miller
Birth: Feb. 2, 1900
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1962
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA

Country Singer. Miller began his career playing minstrel shows in the early 1920s. His first recordings were released in 1924 on the OKeh label. His singing style was unusual for its time, a type of yodeling that was often referred to as Miller's "trick voice." This style was an influence on early country stars such as Jimmie Rodgers and Bob Wills, among others. Since his 1928 recording of "Lovesick Blues," the song has been recorded by many artists, most notably Hank Williams, SR, who imitate the yodeling style that Miller first sang it with. Merle Haggard claims Emmett Miller as an influence. On his album, "I Love Dixie Blues," Haggard covered several of his recordings and dedicated the album to him. In 1996, Sony/Legacy released 20 recordings on an album titled Emmett Miller Minstrel Man From Georgia. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Pink Miller (1874 - 1944)
  Lena CHRISTIAN Miller (1873 - 1948)
 
 Siblings:
  J P Miller*
  Emmett Miller (1900 - 1962)
  Lawrence E. Miller (1913 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Hill Cemetery
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 16, 2003
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