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Junior Wells and Buddy Guy

Junior Wells began working as a street musician when he was 7 years old, and when he was 18 he replaced Little Walter as Muddy Waters… 139 more words


Honoring Blues Harmonica Legend Junior Wells

This week we began with a tribute to one of the greatest harmonica players ever, Junior Wells, whose birthday is on Dec. 9.

He was born Amos Blakemore, Jr. 332 more words


The blues community's silence on Ferguson.

Blues audiences the world over recognise the genre’s origins in the oppression of African Americans under slavery and segregation. But when it comes to racial tensions in the present day, blues blogs, websites, and facebook groups are surprisingly silent. 1,453 more words

Friday, November 7th

blues festival (day five)

Junior Wells (vocals, harmonica), Buddy Guy (guitar), Phil Guy (guitar), et al., “Ships on the Ocean,” live, Chicago (Theresa’s Lounge, 4801 S. Indiana), c. 1975

Music Clip Of The Day

Monday Morning Blues

“Blues is a natural fact, is something that a fellow lives. If you don’t live it you don’t have it. Young people have forgotten to cry the blues. 15 more words