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Roberta Louise Osborn (Alberta Adams) was born July 26, 1917 in Indianapolis, and died on December 25, 2014, aged 97. Adams was raised in Detroit and began tap dancing in the 1930s. By 1942 she was appearing with artists including John Lee Hooker. She signed a recording contract with Chess Records in 1952, recording with Red Saunders.