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Charley Lincoln


Aliases and psudeoynms aside, Charlie Hicks AKA Charley or Charlie Lincoln was an above-average nation blues vocalist. He teamed frequently with either his sibling Robert Hicks AKA Barbecue Bob or with Peg-Leg Howell. His acoustic guitar voicings and design were affected by Curley Weaver, but Hicks was a vibrant vocalist and flashy participant. Weaver’s mom Savannah trained Lincoln your guitar as an adolescent. Lincoln recorded along with his sibling for Columbia from 1927-1930; he continuing using him in to the ’50s, though his overall performance and playing routine was highly abnormal. A murder conviction finished his profession in 1955; he was in jail until his loss of life in 1963.

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Date Of Birth March 11, 1900
Died September 28, 1963, Cairo, Georgia, United States
Profession Singer, Guitarist
Nationality American
Siblings Barbecue Bob
Music Songs Jealous Hearted Blues, Chain Gang Trouble, Doodle Hole Blues, My Wife Drove Me From My Door, Gamblin' Charley, If It Looks Like Jelly, Shakes Like Jelly, It Must Be Gelatine, Mojoe Blues, I'm On My Way Down Home, Depot Blues, Hard Luck Blues, It Won't Be Long Now, Mama Don't Rush Me, Country Breakdown, She's Coming Back Some Rainy Day, Doodle Hole, Mama Don't Rush Me Blues, Ugly Papa, It Won't Be Long Now, Part 2, It Won't Be Long Now - Part 1, Poor Boy Long Way From Home
Albums Jealous Hearted Blues, Barbecue Blues

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Murder Tomorrow 1938 uncredited
The Streets of London 1929 Inspector Benson
Die Dame in Schwarz 1928 Julian Holt - Boxer
Men Before Marriage 1927 Der reiche Junggeselle
Mädchenhandel - Eine internationale Gefahr 1927 Geza Farkacz
In der Heimat, da gibt's ein Wiedersehn! 1926 Leutnant
Die Waise von Lowood 1926 Leutnant Eshrom
Variety 1925 Spanischer Artist
Das Herz der Lilian Thorland 1924
Schlagende Wetter 1923



Treachery on the High Seas 1936
A Knight in London 1928 British version - British version

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The Girl in the Taxi 1937 production manager



The Amazing Adventure 1936 dialogue director

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