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Delta blues guitarist who helped develop the Mississippi blues sound with songs like “Shake ’em on Down.”
He started playing guitar at age nine and recorded his first album in 1930, alternating between country blues and gospel.
With music alone not yet a lucrative career, he took odd jobs to make ends meet for much of the 1930s: he was a pitcher in the Negro Leagues and briefly a prizefighter.
How did Bukka White die?
Bukka White's death was caused by cancer.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||67 years|
|Birthday||November 12, 1909|
|Death date||February 26, 1977|
|Place of death||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|