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Jesse Fuller

Jesse Fuller
Born: Mar 12, 1896 in Jonesboro, GA
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Died: Jan 29, 1976 in Oakland, CA
Genre: Blues
Biography: Equipped with a band full of instruments operated by various parts of his anatomy, Bay Area legend Jesse Fuller was a folk music favorite in the '50s and '60s. His infectious rhythm and gentle charm graced old folk tunes, spirituals, and blues alike. One of his inventions was a homemade foot-operated ...Read full biography
San Francisco Bay Blues
Released: 1963
Label: Fantasy Inc.
Critics' Rating:
By the time San Francisco Bay Blues was released in 1963, the title track had long been established as a classic and Jesse Fuller's career had been revived. Nevertheless, the album may be his finest, containing ...Read full review
Jazz, Folk Songs, Spirituals, & Blues
Released: 1958
Label: Fantasy Inc.
Critics' Rating:
Jesse Fuller was among the greatest one-man bands in blues history. The title of this 1958 date adequately described the session's musical width and depth; Fuller handled everything from old spirituals ...Read full review
More Jesse Fuller albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (2), DVD/Video (2)