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Junior Wells


Sippie Wallace, Otis Rush et al: Fifth American Folk Blues Festival, Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, October 1966

Blues by three in the worst possible setting ...

Tempo: Junior Wells

Profile by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, August 1967

YOU CAN take Junior Wells out of Chicago but, thankfully, you can't take Chicago out of Junior Wells. The 31-year-old Wells, regarded for some years ...

Junior Wells: Coming At You (Vanguard SVRL 19011)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, March 1969

A GOOD TASTE, if not a feast, of modern Chicago blues is offered by the explosive Junior Wells on his latest from Vanguard (perhaps his ...

Chicago: Big City Blues

Report by Brian Case, New Musical Express, January 1975

How ya gonna pull a black chick, honkie baby? The answer: Don't try. You could get wasted — BRIAN CASE prowls round the rough, tough blues joints ...

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells: Why Are These Guys Grinning?

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, August 1978

...They've been 'between contracts' since 1969, there's hardly any such thing as a black audience for their music and on their recent visit to London ...

Dave Myers: They Used To Call Me The Thumper Because I Played So Hard

Interview by Robert Gordon, Oxford American, July 1998

THE FINGER-POPPING, head-bobbing joie de vivre that Dave Myers exudes all over his new CD is not readily apparent when I call him up to ...

Hoodoo Men: Delmark's Junior Wells, Jimmy Dawkins and Yank Rachell reissues

Review by Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, August 1998

THE TORCH OF electric blues has burned no brighter than in the gritty clubs and studios of Chicago in the '50s and '60s. It was ...

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