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Big Mama Thornton (Willie Mae Thornton, December 11, 1926, Montgomery, AL - July 25, 1984, Los Angeles, CA) was an American musician.

Her introduction to music, as with most fellow blues legends, started in the Baptist church. The daughter of a minister, she and her six siblings began to sing at a very early age. While still a child, Willie Mae taught herself to play the drums and harmonica, and by the age of 14, she had run away from… read more

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    I absolutely love the album with Muddy Waters and his band. Masterpiece.
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    the best
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    Awesome. :3
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    Beautiful woman with one hell of a voice. <3 They don't make 'em like Big Mama anymore!
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    the female howlin' wolf
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    Just great!
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    American Folk Blues Festival group:
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    Feminine Talent group:
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    Voz incomparável.

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