Cripple Clarence Lofton Biography

American boogie-woogie pianist and singer, born 28 March 1887 in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, died 9 January 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Extraordinary blues man in Chicago, where he came early of 1900. Started recording in the late 1920s. Influenced Meade Lux Lewis and John Mayall with his highly unacademic boogie playing


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