Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harmonicist (born June 3, 1924 in Ruleville, Mississippi - died: December 19, 1997 in Chicago, Illinois).
Best known as member of Muddy Waters' band in the late '40s and '50s. He had solo hits on the R&B chart with "That's All Right" in 1950 and "Walking By Myself" in 1954. He withdrew from the music industry at the end of the 1950s, only returning to recording and touring in the 1970s.
Note! Please be careful when assigning credits to this artist. Other artists with a same or similar name exist (list not complete):
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