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Sonny Boy Williamson II

Sonny Boy Williamson II
Born: Dec 5, 1899 in Glendora, MS
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Died: May 25, 1965 in Helena, AR
Genre: Blues, R&B
Biography: Sonny Boy Williamson was, in many ways, the ultimate blues legend. By the time of his death in 1965, he had been around long enough to have played with Robert Johnson at the start of his career and Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Robbie Robertson at the end of it. In between, he drank a lot of whiskey, ...Read full biography
More Real Folk Blues
Released: 1967
Label: Universal Distribution
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More good early-'60s Chess Recordings from Sonny Boy Williamson. "Help Me," "Bye Bye Bird," and "Nine Below Zero" have been covered by numerous blues and rock acts. Most of the songs, however, show up ...Read full review
Help Me
Released: 1964
Label: Chess
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More Sonny Boy Williamson II albums: Main Albums (6), Compilations (89), Singles & EPs (1)