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Jimmie Lee Robinson & The Ice Cream Men

b. 30 Apr 1931, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 6 July 2002, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Within the 40s, ‘Lonesome’ Jimmie Lee Robinson performed blues electric guitar on Chicago’s Maxwell Road, occasionally dealing with Eddie Taylor. Within the 50s he proved helpful in the night clubs, associating with performers including Freddie Ruler, Elmore Adam and Magic Sam. He became an in-demand program participant, both being a bass participant and guitarist, and documented under his very own name for the Bandera label in the past due 50s and early 60s. He toured European countries using the American Folk Blues Celebration in 1965 and once again in 1975 using the American Blues Legends, documenting on both events, but was compelled to keep the music business because the blues picture went into drop. He proved helpful as a taxi cab driver along with a carpenter before reviving his music profession within the 90s. He created some fine focus on his very own Amina label, and in August 2000 continued a hunger hit within the fight to save lots of Maxwell Road from redevelopment. He also transformed his name to J.L. Latif Aliomar within a spiritual conversion, but quickly afterwards was identified as having bone malignancy. He was discovered lifeless in his car on Chicago’s southwest part in July 2002. The solitary gunshot wound was ruled a suicide.

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