collapse

* Member Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

* Like Us on Facebook

Ain't it nice to be nice when you can be nice - Jim Jackson

Author Topic: Lovie Austin  (Read 422 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Johnm

  • Global Moderator
  • Member
  • Posts: 11347
    • johnmillerguitar.com
Lovie Austin
« on: January 07, 2016, 03:16:04 PM »
Hi all,
I recently found Lovie Austin accompanying Ida Cox on "Chattanooga Blues".  I wondered if folks knew other artists that she accompanied, or where she was from.  I'd appreciate any information.
All best,
Johnm

Offline banjochris

  • Member
  • Posts: 2170
Re: Lovie Austin
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2016, 03:35:52 PM »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovie_Austin

I know Johnny Dodds recorded with her on at least a few sides.

Offline Rivers

  • Tech Support
  • Member
  • Posts: 6967
  • I like chicken pie
Re: Lovie Austin
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2016, 05:55:49 PM »
Quote
In 1923, Lovie Austin decided to make Chicago her home, and she lived and worked there for the rest of her life. She was often seen racing around town in her Stutz Bearcat with leopard skin upholstery, dressed to the teeth.

My kinda gal!

Offline Bunker Hill

  • Member
  • Posts: 2832
Re: Lovie Austin
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2016, 12:28:26 AM »

Offline Lastfirstface

  • Member
  • Posts: 384
Re: Lovie Austin
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2016, 06:24:24 AM »
Her and her group backing Ma Rainey:


Tags: Lovie Austin 
 


SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2021, SimplePortal