Anson Funderburgh - between mid 20th Century and early 21st Century

from Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story, pages 141-142:

Sam as an artist is very unique, because to me he wasn't a guy that sounded like Little Walter or that really big, heavy, heavy harmonica of Big Walter. He has his own little twist to things, kind of a country taste or flavor to it. He plays it with such different dynamics. I'm not sure I know exactly how to explain what he does or how he does it, but since he's been playing with this band he's kind of taken that country sound and electrified it. On a lot of his earlier recordings he'd just play straight harmonica into a bubble mic. In the later years with us he'd use a microphone, and it's…   more >>

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Jeff Horton and Sam Myers, Sam Myers: The Blues is My Story (City of Jackson, 2006), p. 141-142. accessed: 23 May, 2024


Anson Funderburgh
Bandleader, Musician

Listening to

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blues harmonica performed by Big Walter, Little Walter, Sam Myers, Muddy Waters

Experience Information

Date/Time between mid 20th Century and early 21st Century
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:31:05 +0100
Approved on Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:22:27 +0100