Milton Houston aka Boston Blackie

R&B Guitar

Born: Panola, AL

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

 

.....Tail Dragger received some negative publicity in 1993, when he shot and killed fellow blues artist Bennie Joe Houston, aka Boston Blackie (b. 1943, Panola, AL). The two had just performed together at a gig, and allegedly, they got into a heated argument over payment. Tail Dragger said he acted in self-defense; nonetheless, he was convicted of manslaughter and spent 17 months in an Illinois prison. But after his release, he wasted no time resuming his musical career......

Source: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/tail-dragger/id152786478

 

Boston Blackie (Bennie Joe Houston) (aka Dog Man) - Died 7-11-1993 in Chicago, IL, U.S. - Shot ( Blues ) Born 11-6-1943 in Panola, AL, U.S. - Singer and guitarist - Was a member of Sweetman And The Sugar Boys - Worked with Little Milton, Johnny B. Moore and Lee Shot Williams.

Source: http://thedeadrockstarsclub.com/1992.html

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