Bukka White
11/12/1906-02/26/1977 in Houston, MS


Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White (November 12, 1909 – February 26, 1977) was an African-American Delta blues guitarist and singer. Bukka is a phonetic spelling of White's first name, printed on the labels of his early recordings. He preferred the proper spelling of his name, Booker; he was named after the well-known African-American educator and civil rights activist Booker T. Washington. ... (see more)