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Billy Branch

Billy Branch
Born: Oct 3, 1951 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Blues
Biography: In the '70s, harmonica man Billy Branch was one of the young upstarts helping to keep the Chicago blues sound alive; in the 21st century, he's matured into one of the Windy City's most venerable blues talents, and as a musician and educator, Branch has spread the word about the blues across the country ...Read full biography
The Blues Keep Following Me Around
Released: 1995
Label: Verve
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Branch and Carl Weathersby ventured down to Maurice, LA, to cut this impressive disc with a home-grown rhythm section, but only Branch's name appears on its front. Certainly the harpist is the star of ...Read full review
Blues Shock
Released: 2014
Label: Blind Pig
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Harp master Billy Branch has been a figure of the note on the Chicago blues scene since he was discovered by Willie Dixon in 1969, and after more than four decades, he's grown from a young buck bringing ...Read full review
More Billy Branch albums: Main Albums (8)
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