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Lucille Hegamin

A vintage blues singer from your 1920’s, Lucille Hegamin survived lengthy enough to become recorded once again in the 1960’s. She sang inside a chapel choir and locally before touring at age group 15 using the Leonard Harper Revue. She was wedded to pianist Expenses Hegamin from 1914-23. After carrying out in Seattle for an extended period, Hegamin became among the 1st blues performers to record, trimming “Jazz Me Blues” and “Everybody’s Blues” in Nov. 1920, soon after shifting to NY. She toured with her Blue Fire Syncopators and down the road led the Dixie Daisies. Furthermore to carrying out at night clubs, Hegamin appeared in a number of Broadway displays in the 1920’s. She caused Doc Hyder’s Southernaires afterwards in the 10 years and performed at Atlantic Town in 1933-34 but ultimately left music, learning to be a nurse in 1938. In the 1960’s she surfaced, appearing at several charity benefits before retiring from music once again. In every, Lucille Hegamin documented 68 choices during 1920-26, two tracks in 1932, made an appearance on component of a 1961 Bluesville LP (leading to four game titles) and documented three additional slashes on the 1962 Spivey record.

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