Sam Collins (August 11, 1887 – October 20, 1949), sometimes known as Crying Sam Collins, was an early American blues singer and guitarist. His style has been described as "South Mississippi", rather than Delta blues and "The Jail House Blues" is his best-known recording.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 11th, 1887, Died October 20th, 1949 (Chicago)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W149924||10-in.||1/28/1930||Dreamy hula town||Selvin’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collins, Sam," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106842.
Collins, Sam. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106842.
"Collins, Sam." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.
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