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Floyd Lee
Birth nameFloyd Lee
BornAugust 20, 1933(1933-08-20)
Lamar, Mississippi, US
DiedJune 7, 2020(2020-06-07) (aged 86)
Columbus, Ohio, US
Occupation(s)Guitarist, singer
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1950s–2013

Floyd Lee, also known as Theodore Williams (August 20, 1933 – June 7, 2020), was an American blues musician. He was best known for his performances of blues music in and around New York's subway stations for almost 30 years. Although best known for his passionate street performing in New York,[1] in Lee's later years he recorded four albums in the 2000s on the Amogla Records label.

Lee died on June 7, 2020 at a hospital in Columbus, Ohio of heart failure at the age of 86.[2]


  1. Preston Lauterbach (October 2003). "Floyd Lee : New York City Underground Blues". Living Blues 169: 19/20. 
  2. "FLOYD LEE 1933 - 2020 - Obituary". Retrieved 2020-06-17. 

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