Little Miss Cornshucks, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Little Miss Cornshucks

American singer

Date of Birth: 26-May-1923

Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio, United States

Date of Death: 11-Nov-1999

Profession: singer, songwriter, jazz musician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Little Miss Cornshucks

  • Little Miss Cornshucks (or Lil' Miss Cornshucks) was the stage name of Mildred Jorman (born Mildred Elizabeth Cummings; May 26, 1923 – November 11, 1999).
  • She was an American rhythm and blues and jazz singer and songwriter.
  • In her stage show from the 1940s and early 1950s she portrayed herself as a simple farm girl.
  • Her vocal style inspired later R&B and soul singers, among them LaVern Baker, Ruth Brown, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Wynona Carr and Billy Wright.
  • Her own career never achieved full recognition in her lifetime.

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