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Lonnie Mack: Memphis Wham!

Bill Millar, Ace Records, July 1999

The term 'influential' is applied to almost anyone these days but there’s still a case for saying that the massively popular blues-rock guitar genre can be traced way back to the strength, power and emotional passion of Lonnie Mack whose classic Fraternity album, The Wham Of That Memphis Man, was the first record to dent a hole in the pocket money of a ten year old Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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