Cow Cow Davenport
1894 - 1955
Cow Cow Davenport is remembered as a pionneer of the boogie woogie
. He began playing as professionnal in vaudeville with blues singers and made his first recording in the late 20's. His piano solo "Cow Cow Blues
" was a good success and is an early tentimony of boogie woogie style.
Following a stroke in 1938, his right hand was partially paralized. Thereafter he tried to come back in the forefront without success, dispite a revival of interest in his music in 1942 with the hit title "Cow Cow Boogie" sang by Ella Mae Morse.
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