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The Coldwater area has been home to a wide array of African American singers and musicians, including Chicago-based singer Big Time Sarah (Streeter), R. L. Burnside’s son Duwayne Burnside, soul vocalist Bill Coday, and Stonewall Mays, who often played his guitar on the square here. Guitarist Larry Burton and his brother Aron, a bassist who was born in Thyatira, worked as sidemen with many leading artists, and also recorded albums under their own names.
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