Roosevelt Sykes

    Roosevelt Sykes

    • Roosevelt Sykes
    Roosevelt Sykes

    Roosevelt Sykes

    • Roosevelt Sykes

    Roosevelt Sykes

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        Next time someone voices the goofball opinion that blues is simply too depressing to embrace, sit 'em down and expose 'em to a heady dose of Roosevelt Sykes. If he doesn't change their minds, nothing will. There was absolutely nothing downbeat about this roly-poly, effervescent pianist (nicknamed "Honeydripper" for his youthful prowess around the girls), whose lengthy career spanned the pre-war and postwar eras with no interruption whatsoever. Sykes' romping boogies and hilariou... Read more

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