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Author Topic: Mystery Pianist with Henry Townsend  (Read 2843 times)

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Offline Bunker Hill

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Re: Mystery Pianist with Henry Townsend
« Reply #15 on: November 20, 2010, 08:29:47 AM »
there also had been a nice article on the spark-twins several "decades" ago in blues unlimited, based on an interjew with an uncle by mike rowe, providing more infos on the lifes of both
mike
Blues Unlimited 144 (Spring 1983 p. 9-12). 87 year old Uncle Aaron Cleveland Sparks, "discovered" by retired St Louis policeman Charlie O'Brien in 1977 and interviewed September that year.

Offline Stefan Wirz

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Re: Mystery Pianist with Henry Townsend
« Reply #16 on: November 23, 2010, 10:18:56 AM »

Offline jostber

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Re: Mystery Pianist with Henry Townsend
« Reply #17 on: November 23, 2010, 11:17:38 AM »
More on the Sparks Brothers:

http://sundayblues.org/archives/122

The most frequently arrested early blues brothers in history?






Offline hortig78rpm

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Re: Mystery Pianist with Henry Townsend
« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2010, 10:13:37 PM »
great article, but they are wrong. the death certificate has been found....

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