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Memphis Minnie

Memphis Minnie
Born: Jun 3, 1897 in Algiers, LA
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Died: Aug 6, 1973 in Memphis, TN
Genre: Blues
Biography: Tracking down the ultimate woman blues guitar hero is problematic because woman blues singers seldom recorded as guitar players and woman guitar players (such as Rosetta Tharpe and Sister O.M. Terrell) were seldom recorded playing blues. Excluding contemporary artists, the most notable exception to this ...Read full biography
With Kansas Joe
Label: Blues Classics
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When she was married to Kansas Joe McCoy, Memphis Minnie was making wailing blues, memorable laments and brilliant double-entendre tunes. He in turn supplied her with excellent accompaniment and nice complementary ...Read full review
Jazz Heritage: Moaning the Blues
Label: MCA
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More Memphis Minnie albums: Main Albums (5), Compilations (44)