Irene Scruggs

American vaudeville blues singer and songwriter, who made recordings for OKeh, Victor, Paramount and Gennett 1924-1930, backed with musicians such as Blind Blake, King Oliver, and Little Brother Montgomery. She retired from music in the mid-1930s and reportedly settled in Paris, France, in the mid-1950s, and then in Germany in the 1970s.
She was the mother of actress Baby Scruggs.

Born: December 7, 1901 in Mississippi.
Died: (Probably) July 20, 1981 in Germany.

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