This Day in Black History: Nov. 29, 1894

Blues Singer Lucille Hegamin is born.

Posted: 11/29/2011 03:07 PM EST
Lucille Hegamin

(Photo: Document Records)

Blues singer Lucille Hegamin is born in Macon, Georgia. Hegamin rose to fame in the 1920s, and was one of the earliest blues singers to be recorded during that time. In addition to recordings such as "Jazz Me Blues" and "Everybody's Blues,” Hegamin would appear in several Broadway shows and tour the country.