Personalities | Floyd Dixon | Fifties | Jazz & Blues

(Piano, vocals, 1928–2006)

Floyd Dixon was born in Marshall, Texas and was raised in Los Angeles from the age of 13. He made his recording debut aged 18 for Supreme Records and also recorded for Modern and Peacock before switching to Aladdin in 1950 and releasing his biggest record, ‘Call Operator 210’. He continued to record while working primarily on the West Coast. Dixon was a pianist and vocalist in the Charles Brown tradition.

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