Earl Gilliam
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Texas piano and organ ace Earl Gilliam started playing piano at the local Baptist church when he was ten years old, and by the time he was 17, he was fronting his own blues band. He moved to Houston from his native Tomball when he was 19, quickly becoming a sought-after sideman, eventually playing with Albert Collins, Gatemouth Brown, Johnny Copeland, and others, as well as cutting several singles with the Sarge, Ivory Twist, and Going Upstairs imprints in the 1950s. Gilliam sta... Read more

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