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Grady Gaines
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Gaines performing in 2014
Born (1934-05-14)May 14, 1934
Died January 29, 2021(2021-01-29) (aged 86)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Saxophonist
Known for The Upsetters, The Texas Upsetters
Spouse(s) Nell Gaines
Relatives Roy Gaines (brother)
Musical career
Genres Texas blues, electric blues
Instruments Tenor saxophone
Years active Early 1950s–2021
Labels Black Top

Grady Gaines (May 14, 1934 – January 29, 2021) was an American electric and jazz blues tenor saxophonist. He performed and recorded with Little Richard in the 1950s. He played with other musicians such as Dee Clark, Little Willie John, Sam Cooke, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and Joe Tex. He released three albums.

Gaines died on January 29, 2021 in Houston at the age of 86.

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