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Smoky Babe biography



Smoky Babe (1927 – June 20, 1975) He was born Robert Brown, in Itta Bena, Mississippi. Outside of his recordings little is known of his life. The definite circumstances concerning his demise in June 1975 are also unclear. His song, "Boogy," was included on the compilation album, Blues Roots: Give Me The Blues (1979); Discography Smoky Babe and his Friends: Hot Blues (1961) - Folk-Lyric, 77 Records, Arhoolie Hottest Brand Goin (1961) - Bluesville Smoky Babe, Herman E. Johnson: Louisiana Country Blues (1997 ) - Arhoolie