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Jessie Mae Hemphill (October 1923 – July was an American electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist specializing in the North Mississippi hill country blues traditions of her family and regional heritage.

Jessie Mae Hemphill (October 18, 1923 – July 22, 2006) was an American electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist specializing in the North Mississippi hill country blues traditions of her family and regional heritage. Photo: Eyd Kazery.

QUEEN SYLVIA EMBRY The future blues singer and bassist was born Sylvia Lee Barton in Arkansas in Her grandmother taught her the piano when she was younger, a strict arrangement. “She demanded I.

Very few women seem to play bass, but Queen Sylvia Embry was a fine player who impressed Willie Dixon so much he sent her to Europe to play on the American Blues Festival tours. She also had an expressive, deep-toned Gospel voice that made her a hit on the Chicago club circuit, and was even more to the fore when she led her own band. Sylvia Lee Barton was born in rural Arkansas in 1941.

 Play The Guitar Like A Pro With These Tips And Tricks. Are you a music lover who cannot play an instrument? Learning to play music is possible at any age. The guitar is the easiest instrument Rock And Roll, Blue Soul, Music Images, Music Pictures, Learn To Play Guitar, Blues Artists, Jazz Blues, Cultural, Soul Music
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Johnny "Guitar" Watson, playing in the U.K. Mid 60's.....

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Sam Myers (February 19, 1936 – July 17, 2006) was an American bluesmusician and songwriter. He appeared as an accompanist on Diyatha of recordings for blues artists over five decades. He began his career as a drummer for Elmore James, but was most famous as a blues vocalist and being friends with Diyathablues harp player. For nearly two decades he was the featured vocalist for Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets.

Roosevelt Sykes (January 1906 – July was an American blues musician, also known as "The Honeydripper". Rhythm And Blues, Blues Music, In Memorian, Roosevelt, July 17, January, Golden Age, Rock N Roll, My Music
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Roosevelt Sykes (January 31, 1906 – July 17, 1983) was an American blues musician, also known as "The Honeydripper".

Researchers compared two community development efforts in rural Mississippi; they found that a local bank's initiative, through its presence, local ties, and organization, was better able to create broad citizen participation. Mississippi Delta, University Of Mississippi, Delta Blues, Old Time Radio, Natural Light Photography, Water Tower, Historical Sites, Farm Life, Street Photography
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Why they call US 61 The Blues Highway

Henry Gray, born Jan19, 1925 is an blues piano player and singer. He has been playing for more than seven decades, and has played with a multitude of artists including Robert Lockwood, Jr., Billy Boy Arnold, Morris Pejoe, the Rolling Stones, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf among many others. He has more than 58 albums to his credit, including recordings for the Chess Records label. He is credited as helping to create the distinctive sound of the Chicago blues piano.... Piano Player, Guitar Players, Henry Gray, Chess Records, The Crossroads, Muddy Waters, Rolling Stones, Rock And Roll, Albums

Henry Gray, born Jan19, 1925 is an blues piano player and singer. He has been playing for more than seven decades, and has played with a multitude of artists including Robert Lockwood, Jr., Billy Boy Arnold, Morris Pejoe, the Rolling Stones, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf among many others. He has more than 58 albums to his credit, including recordings for the Chess Records label. He is credited as helping to create the distinctive sound of the Chicago blues piano....

An early edition of the Muddy Waters Band, with Waters (left), Otis Spann (piano) and Jimmy Rogers (far right) Friday Blues Fix: Blues Legends - Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters Blues Band, Chicago, 1953. From left: Muddy Waters (guitar), Henry Armstrong, Otis Spann (piano), Henry Strong (harmonica), Elga ‘‘Elgin’’ Edmonds (drums), Jimmy Rogers (guitar). (Image courtesy of Frank Driggs Collection)

 @ Silvio’s Chicago blues club owned by Silvio Corrazo.

(left) Pat Hare - guitar, Otis Spann- piano, Muddy Waters- vocal, unidentified bassist. @ Silvio’s Chicago blues club owned by Silvio Corrazo. December 1957- January 1958 © Yannick Bruynoghe

Robert Lockwood Jr. (March 27, 1915 – November 21, 2006) was an American Delta blues guitarist, who recorded for Chess Records and other Chicago labels in the 1950s and 1960s. He was the only guitarist to have learned to play directly from Robert Johnson. Lockwood is known for his longtime collaboration with Sonny Boy Williamson II and for his work in the mid-1950s with Little Walter. Chess Records, Sonny Boy, Robert Johnson, Vocal Coach, Delta Blues, Online Lessons, Collaboration, Jr, Musicians

Robert Lockwood Jr. (March 27, 1915 – November 21, 2006) was an American Delta blues guitarist, who recorded for Chess Records and other Chicago labels in the 1950s and 1960s. He was the only guitarist to have learned to play directly from Robert Johnson. Lockwood is known for his longtime collaboration with Sonny Boy Williamson II and for his work in the mid-1950s with Little Walter.

Wayne Bennett. Photo Nick Cobban. Blues, Music Instruments, Guitar, Scene, Musical Instruments, Guitars

Wayne Bennett. Photo Nick Cobban.

Ground Zero Blues Club, Clarksdale, Mississippi (owned by Morgan Freeman) Tunica Mississippi, Mississippi Delta, The Places Youll Go, Places To Go, Clarksdale Mississippi, Ground Zeroes, Travel Channel, Adventure Awaits, Memphis
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Why they call US 61 The Blues Highway

"Chicago" Bob Nelson (July 4, 1944 – January 17, 2013) was a harmonica player and singer who is known for amalgamating Louisiana and Chicago blues styles. He was singular in being mentored by traditional rural southern blues harmonica practitioners and melding their approach with urban Chicago playing, thus creating his own distinctive sound. Here with Guitar Shorty during his Europian Tour with the Dutch Greyhound Blues Band at Nuit Du Blues Sarreguemines (Fr), 3 may 1994.

"Chicago" Bob Nelson (July 4, 1944 – January 17, 2013) was a harmonica player and singer who is known for amalgamating Louisiana and Chicago blues styles. He was singular in being mentored by traditional rural southern blues harmonica practitioners and melding their approach with urban Chicago playing, thus creating his own distinctive sound. Here with Guitar Shorty during his Europian Tour with the Dutch Greyhound Blues Band at Nuit Du Blues Sarreguemines (Fr), 3 may 1994.

John Lee Cole and his dog Bobo, outside Clarksdale (photo Tim Duffy)

Why they call US 61 The Blues Highway

Johnny Shines, blues guitarist and singer, at the University of Chicago Folk Festival, an annual event sponsored by the school's Folklore Society,by David Travis, University of Chicago Photographic Archive.

Johnny Shines, blues guitarist and singer, at the University of Chicago Folk Festival, an annual event sponsored by the school's Folklore Society,by David Travis, University of Chicago Photographic Archive.