Leazar “Baby” Scruggs

Cover of the Paris to Piccadilly show that made Baby Scruggs a sensation in London.

Leazar’s mother was Irene Scruggs, the famous delta blues singer who also performed under the pseudonym Chocolate Brown. ¬†Though little is known of her early life, Leazar was most likely born in 1920 in Saint Louis, Missouri. ¬†The only known record of her childhood is the 1930 US census, which recorded a 10 year old… Continue reading Leazar “Baby” Scruggs