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Lovie Lee

Best known while Muddy Waters’ last piano accompanist, the sadly underrecognized Lovie Lee was a longtime staple from the Chicago golf club circuit. Created Eddie Lee Watson in Chattanooga, TN on March 17, 1909, he worked well throughout the day as a manufacturer woodworker, honing his abilities each night within …

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Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers

This California-based blues band led by Rod Piazza, the harmonica player and singer whose stratospheric harmonica wailings owe much debt to both Little Walter and George “Harmonica” Smith. Piazza started his professional profession as an associate from the Dirty Blues Music group in the middle-’60s. The Dirty Blues Music group …

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Lonnie Shields

Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Lonnie Shields’ Family portrait (Rooster Blues) was praised by critics among the finest debut albums of the entire year when it had been released in 1992. Since that time, the high compliment from all edges of the globe has continuing for Shields’ basic yet complex design …

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Jonny Lang

Modern blues within the ’90s had a odd phenomenon of adolescent blues guitarists rocketing to popularity making use of their initial album. The complete development culminated with Jonny Lang, a guitarist from Fargo, North Dakota, who released his solo debut record, Lie if you ask me, when he was 15. …

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Peter Finger

Acoustic guitarist Peter Finger was created in Weimar, Germany, in 1954 (his father was a conductor). Before you begin acoustic guitar lessons at age 13, Finger studied both violin and piano. Because the middle-’70s, Finger continues to be issuing albums (1975’s Detlef & Finger and Bottleneck Acoustic guitar Solos, plus …

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Jon Cleary

A respected session and sideman, Uk blues pianist and composer Jon Cleary spent some time working with rock, blues, and soul artists like Bonnie Raitt, D’Angelo, Maria Muldaur, Taj Mahal, and Eric Clapton. Originally a guitarist, Cleary started playing at age group five, and began his first music group at …

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Peggy Scott-Adams

The former Peggy Scott, who toured with Ben E. Ruler as an adolescent and hit the very best 40 3 x like a duet work with Jo Jo Benson in the 1960s, returned solid in the past due ’90s after years of inactivity with “Expenses,” a wildly well-known contemporary blues …

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Little Charlie & the Nightcats

Among the hardest-working barroom blues rings within the Western Coast, Small Charlie & the Nightcats began within the mid-’70s, began saving around ten years later, and kept on heading strong. Both constants on the Nightcats’ lengthy history had been co-founders Small Charlie Baty (acoustic guitar) and Rick Estrin (harmonica, business …

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Leon Bibb

Leon Bibb was one of the most prominent African-American folksingers from the 1950s and early ’60s, and enjoyed a parallel profession as an acting professional aswell (sometimes beneath the name Lee Charles). Given birth to Charles Leon Arthello Bibb in Louisville, Kentucky in 1922, he was raised as an admirer …

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Johnny Dyer

b. 1938, Rolling Fork, Mississippi, USA. Dyer used the harmonica when he was seven so when an adolescent sat along with Smokey Wilson in an area club. He transferred to LA in January 1958 and produced his own music group, the Blue Records, backing visitors such as for example J.B. …

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