1905 - 1935
The Indianapolis based team of Carr & Blackwell popularized the piano-guitar blues duet. Before Carr's death ended their collaboration, they made over 100 sides between 1928-1935, including the famous "How Long."
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leroy carr & scrapper blackwell
Introduction to his life and music, as well as a bibliography at
T-Bone's Blues Page
Biography with a photo at
BLUES and TWO J's WEB SITE
A great introductory homepage to Carr at
A commercial site with a biography and discography at
Carr was frequently accompanied on guitar by
with recording dates.
Graphite and sepia wash drawing - 14"x18"
Mean Mistreater Mama
Papa Wants a Cookie
Straight Alky Blues Part 1
Straight Alky Blues Part 2
Prison Bound Blues
How Long, How Long Blues
Sleepy John Estes