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Gaines performing in 2014
May 14, 1934|
Waskom, Texas, U.S.
|Died||January 29, 2021
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Known for||The Upsetters, The Texas Upsetters|
|Relatives||Roy Gaines (brother)|
|Genres||Texas blues, electric blues|
|Years active||Early 1950s–2021|
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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