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Roy Milton (31 July 1907 – 18 September 1983) was an American R&B singer, drummer and bandleader.

Milton’s grandmother was a Native American. He was born in Wynnewood, Oklahoma and grew up on a reservation before moving to Tulsa. He joined the Ernie Fields band in the late 1920s as singer and, later, drummer.

Moving to Los Angeles in 1933, he formed his own band, the Solid Senders, with Camille Howard on piano, and began recording in the 1940’s… read more

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  • okay..maybe only on "true blues" and a few other tracks.
  • I can't tell whether Lonnie Johnson was influenced by this dude or not. Or maybe the other way around. Either way I hear similarities.
  • Love this guy
  • Great music never dies!

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