Roosevelt Sykes

Born: 
01/31/1906
City: 
Elmar
Region: 
Arkansas
Country: 
USA
Died: 
07/17/1983
Years Active: 
1921-1983
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Piano, Vocals
Recorded With: 

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Roosevelt Sykes was an American blues musician, also known as "The Honeydripper". He was a successful and prolific cigar-chomping blues piano player, whose rollicking thundering boogie-woogie was highly influential.