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Theodore Roosevelt "Hound Dog" Taylor
Birth: Apr. 12, 1915
Adams County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1975
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Musician. Born Theodore Roosevelt Taylor in Natchez, Mississippi, he was a blues slide guitarist, born with six fingers on each hand. At age 21, he started playing all over the Delta and also appeared on the legendary "King Biscuit Flower" radio show of KFFA in West Helena, Arkansas, with Sonny Boy Williamson. In the 1950s, he became one of Chicago's most loved bluesmen and cut his first single, "Baby Is Coming Home" in 1960. His other hit tunes included "Take Five", "Christine", "Alley Music", "Watch Out" and "Down Home". During the 1970s, he toured the US and Europe with his band the House Rockers, and released the albums "Hound Dog and the House Rockers" (1971), "Natural Boogie" (1973) and "Beware of the Dog" (1975). He died of cancer in Chicago, Illinois. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Restvale Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec. D, Lot 257, Gr. 12 (Stone placed June, 2000)
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Record added: May 26, 2000
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Theodore Roosevelt Hound Dog Taylor
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