Happy 127th Birthday, Cryin’ Sam Collins! (Aug. 11, 1887)

Happy 127th Birthday, Cryin’ Sam Collins! Collins was born on August 11, 1887. He recorded “Do That Thing” on 8/27/1927 in Richmond. It appeared on Ge. 6307, Ch. 15453, Sil. 5131, & Spr. 369. A royalty statement to Dennis Taylor indicated the Champion issue sold approx. 1,200 copies in 1928 .

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