The Hokum Boys Similar Artists

The Light Crust Doughboys - 39% match to The Hokum Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Wesley Tuttle - 34% match to The Hokum Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 2000s
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13 December 1917, Lamar, Colorado, USA, d. 29 September 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA. When Tuttle was aged four the family relocated to the San Fernando Valley and his professional career began when he was 15. He subsequently worked with popular west coast luminaries such as Stuart Hamblen and the Beverly Hillbillies and appeared on regular radio shows on various stati Read more

Libby Holman - 31% match to The Hokum Boys

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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Elsbeth Holzman, 23 May 1904, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, d. 18 June 1971, Stamford, Connecticut, USA. Holman was regarded by some as the first great white torch singer, and by others as ‘a dark purple menace’, because of her tempestuous private life. She played minor roles in Broadway musicals such as Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart’s The Garrick Gaieties (1925), Read more

Ralph Willis - 20% match to The Hokum Boys

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1910, Alabama, USA, d. 1957, New York City, New York, USA. Ralph Willis moved to North Carolina in the 30s, and met Blind Boy Fuller, Eugene ‘Buddy’ Moss and Brownie McGhee; he was closely associated with McGhee in New York after he relocated there in 1944, and his recordings often have McGhee on second guitar. They range from delicate guitar duets to driving dance Read more

Clifford Gibson - 17% match to The Hokum Boys

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 April 1901, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, d. 21 December 1963, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. The bulk of Gibson’s recordings (20 titles) were made in 1929, by which time he was one of the most respected blues guitarists in St. Louis. Influenced by Lonnie Johnson, Gibson had a similar clear diction and a penchant for original, moralizing lyrics. His guitar work, characterize Read more


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