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James “Pee Wee” Madison

Adam “Pee Wee” Madison was an integral person in Muddy Waters’ music group from your mid-’60s before early ’70s, taking part in guitar of all of his singles and albums from 1964 through 1973. He began in Osceola, AR, before arriving at Chicago and, relating to Robert Gordon in his …

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Mud Morganfield

Given birth to Larry Williams in 1954, the eldest son of blues great McKinley Morganfield, in any other case referred to as Muddy Waters, Dirt Morganfield (who in addition has gone with the name Muddy Waters Jr.), normally grew up encircled by music, and specially the blues, and he’s performed …

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Chicago Black Swans

A reasonably anonymous band of uptown hokum singers and players from Chicago’s Depression-era blues picture, the Chicago Dark Swans may or might not have included blues icon Big Costs Broonzy, who may or might not have created the group’s two risqué 1937 sides, “Don’t Tear My Clothing” and “You Drink …

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Horace Palm

If the Chicago music picture from the ’40s and ’50s is at the hand of anyone’s hand, it could as well have already been Horace Hand, a pianist and vocalist who appeared to be everywhere, from studio to bandstand and again. Many listeners associate the Windy Town just with Muddy …

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Bill Johnson

Pianist Expenses Johnson shouldn’t be confused using the guitarist Willie Johnson, though any such thing will be sure to occur if somebody shouted away “Johnson!” at a gathering of the initial Memphis edition of Howlin’ Wolf’s 1st combo. Perhaps this is the electrical blues version from the notorious Johnson clan …

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Linsey Alexander

Blues entertainer Linsey Alexander was created in Mississippi but raised in Memphis, where he got his initial guitar from a family group friend. After learning the rudiments of blues playing and vocalizing from recordings by Small Milton and B.B. Ruler (both of whom got also journeyed to Tennessee through the …

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Billy Davenport

Drummer Billy Davenport was created Apr 23, 1931, in Chicago. His parents had been sharecroppers from rural Alabama who migrated to Chicago in 1928. He started learning drums at age six, after acquiring an old couple of drumsticks within an alley behind the Twin Door Lounge in the southside of …

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Michael Coleman

Before becoming among Chicago’s hottest electric blues guitarists, Michael Coleman began his career playing together with James Cotton for pretty much ten years. The guitarist became a member of Cotton’s music group in 1979 at age 23. For another seven years, he continued to be by Cotton’s part before eventually …

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Lee Cooper

Lee Cooper can be an oft-overlooked and highly underrated blues guitarist who spent the majority of his primary years experimenting Chicago, saving for Chess and additional labels. Given birth to Echford Cooper, he started playing in Chicago in the 1940s, and was proficient plenty of on the guitar to begin …

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Professor’s Blues Revue

“Teacher” Eddie Lusk worked frequently like a program keyboardist through the 1970s and ’80s around the Chicago blues picture. His personal revue showcased many singers over time, notably Gloria Hardiman (presented on the “Meet up with Me TOGETHER WITH YOUR Dark Drawers On” on Alligator’s 1987 anthology, THE BRAND NEW …

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