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Frank Hovington


A tremendous nation blues musician who was simply singing vividly and using flair well following the genre’s heyday, Franklin “Frank” Hovington started on ukulele and banjo as a kid. He teamed with Willliam Walker in the past due ’30s as well as the ’40s playing at home celebrations and dances in Frederica, DE. Hovington shifted to Washington, D.C., in the past due ’40s, and supported such groups mainly because Stewart Dixon’s Golden Celebrities and Ernest Ewin’s Jubilee Four. He also caused Billy Stewart’s music group. Hovington shifted to Delaware in 1967, and was documented by Flyright in 1975. His 1975 LP was a masterpiece, and alerted many within the blues community to his capabilities.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth January 9, 1919
Died June 21, 1982, Felton, Delaware, United States
Profession Singer
Music Songs Lonesome Road Blues, 90 Going North, Mean Old Frisco, Got No Lovin' Baby Now, Railroad Bill, Where Could I Go but to the Lord, Old Blue, Blood Red River, This Heart of Mine, Sing Sing Blues, C.C. Blues, Chimney Hill Breakdown, I'm Talking 'Bout You, You Rascal You, Who's Been Foolin' You, Mama Don't Allow, Jelly Roll Baker, Nobody's Darling but Mine, Fly Right Baby, Diggin My Potatoes, Wild Track, Medley: Digging My Potatoes / Who's Been Fooling You, Key To The Highway, Freight Train, Go Down, Moses, John Henry, Trouble in Mind, Gone with the Wind
Albums Gone with the Wind

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