Roy Hogsed

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Roy Hogsed
Born (1919-12-24)December 24, 1919
Flippin, Arkansas
Origin San Diego, California
Died March 13, 1978(1978-03-13) (aged 58)
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1947-1954
Labels Capitol

Roy Hogsed (born December 24, 1919 in Flippin, Arkansas; died March 1978) was an American country music and rockabilly singer. He is best known for his song "Cocaine Blues", which he took to number 15 on the country music charts in 1948.[1] Although he was active in the music business for only seven years, "Cocaine Blues" has been widely covered.[2]


Year Title Chart Positions
US Country
1948 "Cocaine Blues" 15


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 191. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Proefrock, Stacia. "Roy Hogsed biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 August 2011.