Leroy Carr


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Born: 1905/03/27
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
Died: 1935/04/29
Genres: Chicago Blues, Piedmont Blues

Leroy Carr (March 27, 1905 – April 29, 1935) was an American blues singer, songwriter and pianist who developed a laid-back, crooning technique and whose popularity and style influenced such artists as Nat King Cole and Ray Charles. He first became famous for "How Long, How Long Blues" on Vocalion Records in 1928.

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