Thanks to Wynonie Harris singers and Song Writers like Elvis Presley came out of the wood work and sang in a similar style
Grandma Plays The Numbers
His Father was a Native American and His Mother Was an African American.
Born and grew up North Omaha He dropped out of high school at 16 to sing the blues.
Early Life/ Career
Why He Contributed
The King of Blues
Started singing after he dropped-out
of high school he got a his first big gig
in Kansas City singing Hurry Hurry and Who
Threw The Whiskey in The Well. People Loved
His fresh new style in the blues.
Wynonie Harris showed that if a colored high school dropout could make it in the mid 1900's than anyone can.