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Louisiana Red (1932–2012)

Blues guitarist Louisiana Red was born Iverson Minter in Vicksburg, MS, in 1936. His childhood in Mississippi was not an easy one--his mother died shortly after he was born and his father was lynched by the Ku Klux Klan--and he taught himself how to play the guitar and the harmonica. He moved to Pittsburgh, PA, in 1945,but the only musical jobs he... See full bio »

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Known For

Ballhaus Barmbek
(1988)
Comeback
Comeback Louisiana
(1982)
Red and Blues
(2005)
Family Meeting
Family Meeting Himself
(2007)

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 2005 Red and Blues (TV Movie)
 1982 Comeback
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 2007 Family Meeting (Documentary) (performer: "Backroom Delta", "Ride on Red", "It Hurts Me Too") / (writer: "Backroom Delta", "Ride on Red")
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 2007 Family Meeting (Documentary)
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 1977 The Old Grey Whistle Test (TV Series)
Themselves
- Episode #7.7 (1977) ... Themselves
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "I'm Too Poor to Die" (Glover Records). NOTE: Made #117 on Billboard singles charts. See more »

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Hit #117 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1964 with "I'm Too Poor to Die" (Glover 3002) See more »

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