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Cripple Clarence Lofton

Clarence Lofton (March 28, 1887, 1896 or 1897 – January 9, 1957), credited as Cripple Clarence Lofton, was an American boogie-woogie pianist and singer born in Tennessee.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1887 (Kingsport), Died 1957 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 90597 10-in. 2/4/1936 Crying mother blues Red Nelson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90598 10-in. 2/4/1936 Streamline train Red Nelson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90599 10-in. 2/4/1936 It's got to be done Al Miller and his Swing Stompers instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90600 10-in. 2/4/1936 Juicy Mouth Shorty Al Miller and his Swing Stompers instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90605 10-in. 2/6/1936 Sweetest thing born Red Nelson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90606 10-in. 2/6/1936 When the soldiers get their bonus-1 Red Nelson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90607 10-in. 2/6/1936 Truckin' old fool-1 Al Miller and his Swing Stompers instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 90608 10-in. 2/6/1936 Ain't that a mess? Al Miller and his Swing Stompers instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lofton, Cripple Clarence," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327797.

Lofton, Cripple Clarence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327797.

"Lofton, Cripple Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327797

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