Leroy Carr
Genre:
Blues
Meta styles:
Early Acoustic Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues/Piano Blues
Styles:
Acoustic Blues, Early American Blues, Piano Blues, Pre-War Blues, Urban Blues

Leroy Carr (27 March 1905 ? 29 April 1935) was an American blues singer, songwriter and pianist who developed a laid-back, crooning technique and whose popularity and style influenced artists like Nat King Cole and Ray Charles. He first became famous for "How Long, How Long Blues" on Vocalion Records in 1928 for which he wrote the music. From Allmusic guide The term "urban blues" is usually applied to post-World War II blues band music, but one of the forefathers of the genre in its pre-electric format was pianist Leroy Carr.

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The Piano Blues 1930-1935

The Piano Blues 1930-1935

1
Year:
1995
Tracks:
19
Bitrate:
128 kbps
Blues Before Sunrise (With Scrapper Blackwell)

Blues Before Sunrise (With Scrapper Blackwell)

Year:
1989
Tracks:
16
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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