Roy Hawkins

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Roy Hawkins (February 7, 1903, Jefferson, Texas - March 19, 1974, Compton, California) was an American pianist, songwriter and blues musician. After working in clubs and recording unsuccessful singles, he broke through with his song "Why Do Everything Happen to Me?," inspired by an auto accident which paralyzed his right arm. His later years were spent working in a furniture store.

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 60 Great Blues Recordings Various Artists 1
1997 The Ultimate Blues Collection, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2004 Blowing the Fuse: 28 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1950 Various Artists 1
2004 The R&B Years: 1951 Various Artists 1
American Roadsongs From Coast To Coast Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 NieA_7: NieA's Blues Various Artists 1

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