Atlanta blues singer
"Weepin" Tommy Brown was more than a legendary blues singer, he was a legendary entertainer - a 'must see' act that could make you dance, sing, laugh, and cry all in one night. From his classic blues recordings of the 1950's, including his 1951 Billboard #1 hit "Weepin & Cryin", which earned him his nickname, to his famous recordings with Bill Doggett, Willie Dixon and Big Walter Horton, to his coveted comedy records of the late 1960's, Tommy performed everywhere, with everyone, and did it all. After 75+ years in show business, Tommy Brown truly left his mark on those who saw him and was one of a kind.
We are very sad to inform friends & fans that Tommy Brown
passed away on 3/12/2016 at the age of 84. A diagnosis of heart disease had
forced Tommy from live performances for nearly two years and he had been in
hospice care for the last several weeks.
Tommy Brown lived a full and amazing life, only some of which is documented here on this web site. We are all blessed to have experienced some of it with him.
Here is a nice article from Creative Loafing
2-18-2015 -- Just announced! The Blues Foundation in Memphis TN announced its 2015 Hall of Fame living inductees. They are Eric Clapton, Little Richard and our very own Tommy Brown! They will be inducted at the Blues Music Awards ceremonies in Memphis May 6-8 2015 and will join more than 130 performers who have been inducted each year beginning in 1980.
9-2-2014 -- Tommy was recently in the studio recording a guest vocal for a band from San Diego called Hit Dog Hollar. The song, called Devil Don't Dance was released today. Check out this cool teaser video featuring Tommy right at the top.
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