Thursday, September 10, 2020

Roy Brown's 100th Birthday

Today (September 10, 2020) would have been American RnB legend Roy Brown's 100th birthday.

Biography Highlights (from Wikipedia)
  • Born in Kinder, Louisiana (September 10, 1920) through some records do say 1925 instead.
  • Became a professional boxer for a while (1940's)
  • Won a singing contest at the Million Dollar Theater (1945)
  • Recorded his biggest hit Good Rockin' Tonight (1948)
  • Died of a heart attack (May 25, 1981)
  • Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame (1981)

Links: Roy Brown, Videos above courtesy of Roy Brown - TopicMore 100th Birthdays

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