Roosevelt Sykes (January 31, 1906 – July 17, 1983) was an American blues musician, also known as "The Honeydripper".
Birth and Death Data: Born January 31st, 1906 (Arkansas), Died July 11th, 1983 (New Orleans)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, vocalist, composer, lyricist, speaker
Notes: Also known as Willie Kelly and as "The Honeydripper."
Recordings (Results 251-253 of 253 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||C 9327||10-in.||8/20/1934||Radio broadcasting blues||Johnnie Strauss||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||C 9328||10-in.||8/20/1934||Old Market Street blues||Johnnie Strauss||instrumentalist, piano|
|Decca||C 9346||10-in.||8/24/1934||Steady grinding blues||Dorothy Baker||instrumentalist, piano|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sykes, Roosevelt," accessed December 1, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105974.
Sykes, Roosevelt. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105974.
"Sykes, Roosevelt." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 1 December 2020.
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