G L Crockett

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Rhythm and blues singer George L. Crockett, also known as G. Davy Crockett, was born on September 18, 1928 in Carrollton, Mississippi and died on February 15, 1967 in Chicago of a cerebral haemorrhage and hypertension. In the mid-1950s he was living in Chicago and performed with Freddie King and Magic Sam. He had problems with alcoholism. His first record, “Look Out Mabel” was issued in 1957 on the Chief label. The issue on Checker is an alternative take.

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