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Sonny Boy Williamson II (Rice Miller)

Sonny Boy Williamson II (Rice Miller)

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Now It's The South's Turn At The Blues

Report by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 12 October 1963

BLUES IN Croydon may strike a funny note to enthusiasts steeped in the lore of Mississippi and Chicago's South Side. ...

Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters et al: The American Folk Blues Festival, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, and the Twisted Wheel, Manchester

Live Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 2 November 1963


The American Folk-Blues Festival: All About The Croaker!

Report and Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 10 October 1964

Long John Baldry talks to RM's David Griffiths about the Folk-Blues Festival ...

Howlin' Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter

Review by Don Snowden, Pasadena Guardian, November 1975

Howlin' Wolf: Change My Way (CHV 418)Sonny Boy Williamson: One Way Out (CHV 417)Little Walter: Confessin' The Blues (CHV 416)Chess Vintage Series (Chess/Janus Records) ...

Youngblood: The Wild Youth of Robbie Robertson

Interview by Tony Scherman, Musician, December 1991

Before Storyville, before the Band, a Toronto street punk headed down the Crazy River. ...

Muddy Waters: Electric Mud; Sonny Boy Williamson: Bummer Road; Little Walter: Blues With A Feelin’

Review by Tony Russell, MOJO, April 1997

CHICAGO IN THE FIRST DECADE after World War II spawned record labels like a salmon on fertility drugs. Many of them dealt with blues, some ...

Sonny Boy Willamson

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Sonny Boy Williamson I, b. John Lee Williamson, 30 March 1914, Jackson, Tennessee, USA, d. 1 June 1948, Chicago, Illinois; Sonny Boy Williamson II, b. ...

Memphis Slim & Sonny Boy Williamson: Live In Europe

Sleeve notes by Bill Wasserzieher, Reelin' in the Years/Hip-O/Experience Hendrix DVD, 2004

MEMPHIS SLIM AND Sonny Boy Williamson - even their names, their performing aliases, have a bigger-than-life aura. And though both passed away decades ago, time ...


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