Jimmy Lafave

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Birthday
12, 1955
Birthplace
Wills Point, TX
Death Date
May 21, 2017 (61)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1955
Birthplace
Wills Point, TX
Death Date
May 21, 2017 (61)

About

Folk musician in the Austin scene who came to national attention after performing at a Woody Guthrie tribute. 

Before Fame

His first band, The Night Tribe, started releasing music when LaFave was fifteen. He released a number of albums without much nationwide exposure.

Trivia

He was personally invited by Guthrie's wife, Nora, to perform at his tribute at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.

Family Life

His family moved from Wills Point, Texas, to Stillwater, Oklahoma, where he got to play with the high school band. 

Associated With

He covered many songs of his musical idol, Bob Dylan