Memphis Slim

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor memphis slimMemphis Slim (September 3, 1915 – February 24, 1988) was an American blues pianist, singer, and composer. He led a series of bands that, reflecting the popular appeal of jump blues, included saxophones, bass, drums, and piano. A song he first cut in 1947, “Every Day I Have the Blues“, has become a blues standard, recorded by many other artists. He made over 500 recordings. Memphis Slim was born John Len Chatman, in Memphis, Tennessee. For his first recordings, for Okeh Records in 1940, he used the name of his father, Peter Chatman (who sang, played piano and guitar, and operated juke joints);[1] it is commonly believed that he did so to honor his father. He started performing under the name “Memphis Slim” later that year but continued to publish songs under the name Peter Chatman. See for more.

Joggie Boogie

The Blues is Everywhere

Every Day I Have The Blues

St. Louis Boogie

I’m lost without you

Southside Reunion

Memphis Slim, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells

Little Lonely Girl

Empty Room Blues Lyrics

You Got To Help Me Some

When Your Dough Roller Is Gone

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