Shifty Henry

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Shifty Henry

American musician, most noted as a double bass and bass guitar player, and blues songwriter add

Category: Music (655)

Born in 1921.

Country: United States (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connection: Amos Milburn

 

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Shifty Henry was born in 1921 add something


1940

He played flute, violin, viola, saxophone, and oboe and was in demand as a session musician and arranger in Los Angeles in the 1940s and 1950s add something


1950

Henry appeared in the film noir movie, "D.O.A." in 1950 as a string bass player in a jazz club add something

 

His best known song is "Let Me Go Home, Whiskey", which was a hit in the early 1950s for Amos Milburn, was later revived by Asleep at the Wheel, and later performed by Jerre Maynard and his Greazy Gravy Blues Band add something


Shifty Henry died in 1958 add something