Sam Myers in Chicago - mid 20th Century

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, page 129:

I never will forget one other time, at the Chess Records studio, Robert Lockwood, Jr., and Luther Tucker was getting ready to do a Little Walter session. The song was "Temperature." It goes, "My baby gives me a high temperature." People who know Lockwood know that he was a creator and innovator of a lot of those sessions. He said to Luther, "Man, this might be something here." But Luther said, "Yeah, man, but instead of me playing that, how about faking it?" So Lockwood looked at him hard and said, "Hey, man, we're not faking nothing here! Today we're playing!" So Luther finally got into …   more >>

cite as

Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 129. accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Chicago


Sam Myers
memoirist, vocalist, Musician

Listening to

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written by Little Walter
performed by Luther Tucker, Robert Lockwood, Jr.

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 20th Century
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:06:51 +0100
Approved on Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:14:10 +0100