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Roy Gaines
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Gaines in 1977
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Birth name Roy James Gaines
Born (1934-08-12) August 12, 1934 (age 88)
Waskom, Texas, U.S.
Died
Roy Gaines
Roy Gaines.jpg
Gaines in 1977
Background information
Birth name Roy James Gaines
Born (1934-08-12)August 12, 1934
Waskom, Texas, U.S.
Died August 11, 2021(2021-08-11) (aged 86)
Genres Texas blues, electric blues
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals

Roy James Gaines (August 12, 1934 – August 11, 2021) was an American Texas blues and electric blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. He wrote and recorded the song "A Hell of a Night" in 1982. He was the younger brother of the blues musician Grady Gaines.

Gaines died on August 11, 2021, a day before his 84th birthday.
Genres Texas blues, electric blues
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals

Roy James Gaines (born August 12, 1934) is an American Texas blues and electric blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. He wrote and recorded the song "A Hell of a Night" in 1982. He is the younger brother of the blues musician Grady Gaines.

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