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'Ain't Nobody's Business': The No Rollin' Blues of Jimmy Witherspoon

Steve Roeser, Goldmine, 24 May 1996

"I'D RATHER open up a show than to close it," Jimmy Witherspoon said emphatically. "'Cause I know whoever follows me is gonna have to sing." He pauses, then breaks into a typically confident yet mirthful chuckle.

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