Brian Calway

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, pages 105-106:

Jimmy [Rogers] went out of his way to befriend Sam when he moved to Chicago [in the early 1950s]. So I think that the harmonica style that Sam developed had something to do with the time he spent playing with Jimmy Rogers. He did play some harmonica when he was with Elmore James[. …] He told me that during the sessions he did with Elmore for "Poor Little Angel Child" and "Look on Yonder Wall," where Elmore was playing guitar, Sam played harmonica on several songs that were never released.

Sam developed a unique way to get a very, very fat tone by using the air within his …   more >>

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Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 105-106. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432896383061 accessed: 27 November, 2022

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Brian Calway
blues musician
19??-

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blues harmonica performed by Sam Myers

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Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 29 May 2015 11:46:23 +0100
Approved on Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:30:48 +0100