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Larry Davis

Singer + Musician + Guitarist
Male
Born Dec 4, 1936
Died Apr 19, 1994

Larry Davis was an American electric Texas blues and soul blues musician. He is best known for co-composing the song "Texas Flood", later recorded to greater commercial success by Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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CHILDHOOD

1936 Birth Born on December 4, 1936.

THIRTIES

1972 35 Years Old Several single releases on the Virgo and Kent labels followed, but in 1972 a motorcycle accident temporarily paralyzed Davis' left side. … Read More

FORTIES

1982 45 Years Old He won four W.C. Handy Awards in 1982, yet a decade on he was known only to blues specialists.

FIFTIES

1987 50 Years Old His 1987 Pulsar LP, I Ain't Beggin' Nobody, proved difficult even for blues enthusiasts to locate.
1992 55 Years Old In 1992, Bullseye Blues issued another Davis offering, Sooner or Later, that highlighted his booming vocals and Albert King influenced guitar work.
1994 57 Years Old Fate then came calling again and Davis died of cancer in April 1994, at the age of 57.
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