Black Ivory King

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        Black Ivory King, aka Dave Alexander, rather sadly, didn't spend a big part of his career recording -- only four songs survived him on record. He cut these for American Decca in Dallas early in 1937, and may have been based in Dallas-Fort Worth during this period. He was evidently a traveller of the rails, and gave an account of this part of his life in his finest song, "The Flying Crow," named for the rail line he took out of Shreveport through Port Arthur, TX and Ashdown, AR, ... Read more

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