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Doc Pittman: 1917-2003
Doc Pittman
Guitar, drum, singer, entertainer

Born: September 17, 1917 in Orlando, Florida
Died: April 28, 2003 in New York City, New York

Popular all-rounder with zany humour

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Alvergous 'Doc' Pittman was a blues player, singer, story teller and entertainer, and was known for his zany comedy. He originally played guitar, but in later years turned to cocktail drum. His long standing musical partnership with bassist, entertainer and dancer Jimmy 'The Face' Butts began in 1936, and was ongoing until his death.

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