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Virginia Liston

(1890 - June 1932)

Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1890 she got her start in show business in either Philadelphia or Washington, D.C. in 1912. Virginia married fellow entertainer Sam Gray in 1920 and toured with him as "Liston & Liston" on the TOBA circuit. Virginia made he debut recording for Okeh in 1923 and was divorced from her husband in 1925. Best known for her work with Clarence Williams Virginia Liston cut her most memorable records with "Williams' Blue Five", producing sides up until 1927.

Videos:

I Ain't Gonna Play No Second Fiddle (2:48)

I've Got What It Takes (3:15)

Rolls Royce Papa (2:58)

You've Got the Right Key But the Wrong Keyhole (3:22)

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