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Sam Collins

Early American blues singer and guitarist, known for his falsetto singing and slide guitar. Born in Louisiana on August 11, 1887. Died October 20, 1949. His first release, "The Jail House Blues", was recorded by Gennett Records in 1927. He recorded under many nicknames and aliases, including Salty Dog Sam, Crying Sam Collins, Jim Foster and Jelly Roll Hunter.



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