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Billy Branch

Billy Branch
Born: Oct 3, 1951 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Blues
Biography: If blues harmonica has a long-term future on the Chicago circuit, Billy Branch will likely play a leading role in shaping its direction. Educator as well as musician, Branch has led the Sons of the Blues, his skin-tight quartet, since the late '70s. Despite numerous personnel changes, the SOBs have never ...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
Chicago's Young Blues Generation
Released: 1982
Label: Evidence
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Another quality L&R Records production that has been saved by a reissue on Evidence Music. Originally recorded in 1982, Chicago's Young Blues Generation features the raw, frantic work of guitarist Lurrie ...Read full review
More Billy Branch albums: Main Albums (8)