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Granville Henry "Stick" McGhee
Birth: Mar. 23, 1917
Death: Aug. 15, 1961

Musician. Known as "Sticks", he was a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, and was a talented guitarist who played everything from jazz, rock, doo-wop, to rhythm and blues. The younger brother of musician Brownie McGhee he is best remembered for his hit songs such as, 'Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee,' 'Whiskey Women And Loaded Dice,' 'Tennessee Waltz Blues,' 'Six To Eight,' 'Head Happy With Wine,' 'Jungle Juice,' and 'Double Crossin' Liquid,' among many others. He was nicknamed 'Stick' or 'Sticks' while growing up in Kingsport, Tennessee, because he would push his polio stricken brother around in a cart that he propelled with a stick. Several of his songs have been re-recorded over the years by the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis to Johnny Burnette. McGhee continued to record and work in music up until he died 961, in New York City from the effects of lung cancer, at the age of 44. (bio by: K) 
 
Inscription:
T/4 US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: SECTION 2K SITE 6788
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Mar 25, 2006
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Granville Henry Stick McGhee
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