Eddie Heywood

Eddie Heywood (c.1901-1942) was a pianist, arranger, lyricist, and composer. He performed regularly at the 81 Theatre on Decatur Street. In addition to recording for Okeh Records in Atlanta, he also travelled to New York to record solos and accompany artists like Butterbeans and Susie. He performed in other major cities like Boston and Philadelphia.

He played piano on Lucille Bogan’s recording of The Pawn Shop Blues.