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Joe Liggins

Pianist Joe Liggins and his music group, the Honeydrippers, tore in the R&B graphs during the past due ’40s and early ’50s making use of their polished make of polite R&B. Liggins have scored massive strikes with “The Honeydripper” in 1945 and “Green Champagne” five years afterwards, posting a great …

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Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson

A sophisticated stylist in alto saxophone who vacillated throughout his profession between leap blues and jazz, bald-pated Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson (he shed his hair in early stages following a botched bout using a lye-based hair-straightener) also possessed a playfully distinctive vocal delivery that stood him in great stead with blues …

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Joe Houston

Joe Houston, a honking R&B saxman of wallpaper-peeling strength, recorded for just about any major 3rd party R&B label in LA through the 1950s. Once the leap blues custom faded, he segued directly into rock and roll & roll, actually cutting spending budget Twist and browse albums for Crown that …

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Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown

Anything you do, don’t make reference to multi-instrumentalist Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown like a bluesman, although his imprimatur for the development of Texas blues is enormous. You’re prone to obtain him riled. In the event that you must pigeonhole the tale, just contact him an eclectic Tx musical professional whose passions …

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Joe Lutcher

Alto saxophonist and vocalist Joe Lutcher had R&B strikes in the past due ’40s with “Shuffle Woogie” (for Capitol in 1948), “The Rockin’ Boogie” (for Area of expertise in 1948), and “Mardi Gras” (for Contemporary in 1949). While he was a reliable vocalist, his accurate forte was the sax. His …

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Cousin Joe

The tellin’ “WHY My Pet Don’t Bark at You FORGET ABOUT,” from the Gospel-Wailing, Jazz-Playing, Rock and roll N’ Rollin’ Soul-Shouting, Tap-Dancing Bluesman from New Orleans album released in 1974 on Big Keep Information, epitomizes Cousin Joe’s classic piano blues design. Joe’s a pioneering blues vocalist born Dec 20, 1907 …

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Jimmy Witherspoon

Among the great blues performers from the post-World Battle II period, Jimmy Witherspoon was also versatile a sufficient amount of to match comfortably in to the jazz globe. Witherspoon was created on August 8, 1920, in Gurdon, AR. As a kid, he sang within a cathedral choir, and produced his …

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L.C. Williams

b. 12 March 1930, Crockett, Tx, USA, d. 18 Oct 1960, Houston, Tx, USA. Another designer whose given titles are initials, Williams was raised in Mullican, Tx, before shifting to Houston around 1945. There he worked well in dancehalls and pubs as both vocalist and dancer. He also discovered to …

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Jack McVea

Jack McVea will be most well-known for his big strike “Open up the entranceway, Richard.” Although from the R&B globe because of that 1946 bestseller, McVea was in fact a golf swing stylist whose pretty mellow audio was a significant contrast towards the honking tenors of that time period. He …

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Chris Woods

A terribly underrated alto saxophonist, Chris Woods spent the majority of his profession like a sideman within the darkness of famous market leaders: Clark Terry, Count number Basie, Dizzy Gillespie. However he was a show-stopping improviser in his personal ideal. Woods was probably an excessive amount of in thrall of …

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