Merrill Moore

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Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jun 14, 2000 (76)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jun 14, 2000 (76)

About

American pianist and bandleader best known for playing in boogie-woogie and swing musical styles.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Navy during the second World War and later worked as a salesman before dedicating himself to a full-time musical career.

Trivia

He was signed by Capitol Records in 1952 and recorded a popular version of The House of Blue Lights in the following year.

Family Life

He was married shortly after World War II, and he and his wife lived in Arizona and California.

Associated With

He was cited by Jerry Lee Lewis as a major influence on the development of the 1950s musical genre of rockabilly, the precursor to rock and roll.

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