Wynonie Harris Photo

Wynonie Harris

Born: Aug 24, 1915

Death: Jun 14, 1969

Birthplace: Omaha

Profession: Musician

Nationality: United States

Wynonie Harris

Date of Birth : Aug 24, 1915
Date of Death : Jun 14, 1969
Birth Place : Omaha

Wynonie Harris, born in Omaha, Nebraska, was an American blues shouter and rhythm and blues singer of upbeat songs, featuring humorous, often ribald lyrics. With fifteen Top 10 hits between 1946 and 1952, Harris is generally considered one of rock and roll's forerunners, influencing Elvis Presley among others.


  • Musician
  • Singer

Also known as

  • Harris, Wynonie

Awards Won

  • Grammy Hall of Fame Award
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