Sam Myers - mid 20th Century

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, pages 95-96:

[...] Robert Lockwood [...] moved up to St. Louis and then went on to Chicago. Then Joe Willie Wilkins came in, and he and Sonny Boy kept the group [The King Biscuit Boys] going. Then Joe Willie moved from Helena over to Memphis, and he played around there[. ...] He was a real good guitarist, and he also worked with Willie Love. They did a lot of sessions at Miss McMurry's Trumpet studio there in Jackson. A lot of Sonny Boy's records, Willie Love was on them, then he had some sessions that he did on his own. Stuff like "Little Car Blues," "Shout Brother Shout," "Nelson Street Blues" and "74…   more >>

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Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 104-105. accessed: 3 March, 2024


Sam Myers
memoirist, vocalist, Musician

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Blues performed by Willie Love, Sonny Boy Williamson, King Biscuit Boys, Joe Willie Wilkins

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 20th Century
Medium playback
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 27 May 2015 09:35:16 +0100
Approved on Sat, 15 Oct 2016 19:38:33 +0100