April 23, 1931|
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Died||December 24, 1999(aged 68)|
|Associated acts||Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, Paul Butterfield|
Billy Davenport (April 23, 1931 – December 24, 1999) was an American drummer known for his work with blues musicians such as Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, and Paul Butterfield. He appears on the celebrated Butterfield album East-West, and retired from music briefly until 1972, and then again from 1974 to 1981.
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- Doc Rock. "The Dead Rock Stars Club 1998 - 1999". Thedeadrockstarsclub.com. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
- James Segrest, Mark Hoffman, Moanin' at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf Page 373 Google Books
- All music guide to the blues: the definitive guide to the blues - Page 140 Google Books
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