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Little Victor

The career of singer/songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player Small Victor (born Victor Macoggi) started on the tender age of 14 and included a blues apprenticeship with a club residency with Uncle Ben Perry on Memphis’ renowned Beale Road. After documenting demos with Alex Chilton and with Howlin’ Wolf’s guitarist, Hubert Sumlin, the dapper-dressed Victor released his debut long-player in 1994, Cuttin’ Out. This is accompanied by Space Shuttle 2 yrs later and participation within a French documentary on R.L Burnside, El Jour Avec…R.L. Burnside (1999), with blues chanteuse Sophie Kay, a cooperation that also yielded several albums. The “Ruler of Grit” continuing to concern acclaimed produces of old-school juke joint R&B within the 2000s, before starting up with the past due blues star (and child years hero) Louisiana Crimson. The pair released the award-winning Back again to the Dark Bayou in ’09 2009, duplicating the achievement with Memphis Mojo a year or two later. Among, Small Victor released Boogie FOREVER (within the Barcelona-based Un Toro label), offering blues harp maestro Bob Corritore. In 2013 Victor guested on several songs on Spanish bluesmen Pig Fat’s Darkness of the night time album.

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