Roy Gaines

Biography

12 August 1934, Houston, Texas, USA. The brother of Grady Gaines, Roy became interested in the electric guitar at an early age and began fraternizing with other local young blues guitarists such as Clarence Hollimon and Johnny Copeland. Gaines made his debut with an obscure release on the Miami-based Chart label before coming to the attention of local Houston band leader and head of Duke Records’ house band, Bill Harvey. Gaines was featured with Harvey’s band on various releases by... Read more

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blues
rhythm and blues
guitar
blues rock
rock and roll
mississippi
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