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Harry Lawrence "Tiny" Hill
Birth: Jul. 19, 1906
Sullivan
Moultrie County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1971
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Big Band era entertainer. He performed in ballrooms across the country and on radio and recording such songs as "Angry," "Sioux City Sue," "Heartaches," "I'll Sail My Ship Alone," "Who's Sorry Now," "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" and hundreds of others. The 365-pound Hill used sandpaper blocks to generate a double-shuffle beat that was great for dancing. He also employed a gourd device called a guiro with grooves cut into the sides that was struck with a stick or coat hanger to produce a scratching sound. (bio by: Robert) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Fred Hill (1880 - 1915)
  Osa C Crowdson Ault (1890 - 1982)
 
 Spouses:
  Alta E Frederick Sory (1907 - 1984)*
  Virginia Lucille Overstake (1915 - 1978)*
  Catherine Marie Pearson Hill (1922 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Brighton
Adams County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section 19, Block 3, Grave S 1/2
GPS (lat/lon): 39.9654, -104.83099
 
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Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Jan 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13044831
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- Cindy
 Added: Dec. 13, 2013
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- Richard Mayo
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jul. 20, 2013
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