Junior Wells (December 9, 1934 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, † 15 January 1998 in Chicago, Illinois), actually Amos Blackmore, was an American blues musician. His instrument was the harmonica. He played with Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Magic Sam, Lonnie Brooks and the Rolling Stones.
Here is his song Hoodoman Blues
Arthur Crudup was an american blues singer, born in Forest, Mississippi, United States. Listen to the amazing ”That’s All Right”.
Hope you like it :)
Junior Kimbrough (actually, David Kimbrough, born 28 July 1930 in Hudsonville, Mississippi, † January 17, 1998 in Holly Springs, Mississippi) was an American blues musician.
The band, The Black Keys, whose members Kimbrough name as one of their main influences, published in his honor in 2006, the EP Chulahoma, exclusively the covers of Kimbrough’s songs are included.
Charon Shemekia Copeland (born April 10, 1979 in Harlem, New York City) is an American blues singer in the tradition of Koko Taylor and Etta James. She is the daughter of blues guitarist Johnny “Clyde” Copeland.
Muddy Waters (born April 4, 1913 in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, † April 30, 1983 in Westmont, Illinois; actually McKinley Morganfield) was an influential American blues musician. Rolling Stone Magazine put him at number 17 of the 100 greatest singers of all time.
He would have been 100 years old today
Eric Clapton, born in 1945, is an english rock and blues musician, also well known as Slowhand. He is probably one of the most famous musicians of the last 50 years worldwide. Of course, he also won many awards and is ranked 2nd in the Rolling Stones Magazine for the 100 best guitarist of all time. On 12 march 2013, he’ll release a new album called ‘Old Sock’. Listen a song from it called “Gotta Get Over”:
Also listen to his damn awesome classic “Tears in Heaven”, a tribute song to his son Connor, who already died in the age of 4 years.
Also listen to him with JJ Cale here. Great pieces!
Jonny Lang (born January 29, 1981 in Fargo, North Dakota, actually Jon Gordon Langseth, Jr.) is an american blues and blues rock musician who has been paid attention to, already at an early age due to his voice and his skills on the E guitar. Here is his song “lie to me ” thanks Jeff:-) who introduced him to me .
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are an American alternative rock trio, formed in 1991 and based out of New York City, New York. The band consists of Judah Bauer on guitar, backing vocals, harmonica and occasional lead vocals, Russell Simins on drums and Jon Spencer on vocals, guitar and theremin.
R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 – September 1, 2005),born Robert Lee Burnside, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitaristwho lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Ram John Holder (born 1934, Guyana) is a British actor. Holder began his performing career as a folk singer in New York. In 1962 he came to London and worked with Pearl Connor’s Negro Theatre Workshop initially as a musician, and later as an actor.
Holder is a talented musician, who has recorded a number of albums: Black London Blues (1969), Bootleg Blues (1971), You Simply Are… (1975) and Ram Blues & Soul. He has also released various singles and contributed to soundtracks for film and television, including three songs for the film adaptation of Take a Girl Like You.(wikipedia)
James Apollo, born in 1984, is an US-american singer from Arkansas. Listen to his nice christmas song “Ho Ho, Ho Hum”: