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Blues for Passing of a 'Piano Man'
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TitleBlues for Passing of a 'Piano Man'
AbstractFile containing a photo and obituary for James Leroy Searcy, or Roy Searcy (1919-2001), a "fixture in the local music scene since he moved to Kansas City in May 1942." Native of Mississippi coming here as a blues pianist at various lounges and nightclubs before marrying fellow musician Ida McBeth in 1976 and in 1985 "open[ing] a brand-new blues club on Main Street, the Grand Emporium."
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Musicians--Local
PageF1: 5
Local SubjectSearcy, Roy
African Americans
Blues Music
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID123459
CONTENTdm number27356
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