Robert McCoy

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Robert McCoy is an Alabama bluesman singer/barrelhouse pianist born in the small town of Aliceville, AL, in March 31th, 1910 but moved to Birmingham when he was only a baby and ended up spending the rest of his life there. McCoy's first recordings as a leader came in the '30s, a decade that found him working with Jaybird Coleman and Guitar Slim as well as James Sherell, aka Peanut The Kidnapper. He continued to sing and play the piano on the side in the '40s and '50s. It wasn't until the early '60s that the Birmingham resident returned to professional recording. In 1961, McCoy came to the attention of Patrick Cather, an aspiring blues producer who also lived in Birmingham and he wanted to start a label and produce blues records. In 1962, Cather produced McCoy's first full-length LP Barrel House Blues And Jook Piano, which was released on Cather's own Vulcan (6) Records. The following year, Cather produced McCoy's sophomore album, Blues and Boogie Classics, also released on Vulcan. After Blues and Boogie Classics, McCoy didn't record any more albums, he died in Birmingham 12 February of 1978.
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Albums

2501, V-2501 Robert McCoy - Barrel House Blues And Jook Piano album art Robert McCoy Barrel House Blues And Jook Piano(LP, Album) Vulcan (6), Vulcan (6) 2501, V-2501 US 1964 Sell This Version
VULKAN 2502 / V-2502 Robert McCoy - Blues And Boogie Classics album art Robert McCoy Blues And Boogie Classics(LP) Vulcan (6) VULKAN 2502 / V-2502 Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SV-114 Robert McCoy - Goodbye / Goodbye Baby album art Mark Ingramm* With Robert McCoy And His Five Sins* Mark Ingramm* With Robert McCoy And His Five Sins* - Goodbye / Goodbye Baby(7", Single) Soul-O (2) SV-114 US 1964 Sell This Version
SV-112 Robert McCoy - Bye Bye Baby / Louise album art Robert McCoy And His Five Sins* Bye Bye Baby / Louise(7", Single) Soul-O (2) SV-112 US 1964 Sell This Version

Compilations

DE-759, 759 Robert McCoy - Bye Bye Baby album art Robert McCoy Bye Bye Baby(CD, Comp) Delmark Records, Delmark Records DE-759, 759 US 2002 Sell This Version
OL 2814 Robert McCoy - Blues And Boogie Woogie Classics album art Robert McCoy Blues And Boogie Woogie Classics(LP, Comp) Oldie Blues OL 2814 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version

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