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J. B. Lenoir /ləˈnɔːr/ (Monticello, Mississippi, March 5, 1929 – Urbana, Illinois, April 29, 1967) was an African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s and 1960s Chicago blues scene. Lenoir's guitar-playing father introduced him to the music of Blind Lemon Jefferson, whose music became a major influence. During the early 1940s, Lenoir worked with blues artists Sonny Boy Williamson II and Elmore James in New Orleans. Lenoir would eventually find musical influence in Arthur Crudup and Lightnin' Hopkins… read more

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  • Avatar for spokesmann
    Obrigado Martin Scorsese e Win Wender por me ajudarem a conhecer essa pessoa maravilhosa! Simplesmente fantástico o som desse cidadão!
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    Introducing new group [group]Fingerpickin' Good Blues[/group] representing this artist and many other great ones. Enjoy!
  • Avatar for Toadmang
    this guy is awesome.
  • Avatar for Nenve
    I knew him just yesterday and I'm absolutely fascinated.
  • Avatar for jazzthieve
    Spotify playlist: [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/2sfzZrMUmOlxvvf9Z5ko8k]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[url]
  • Avatar for morticiagurl
    A man ahead of his time. Good to see him getting some love.
  • Avatar for Reuve
    как же он хорош!
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    American Folk Blues Festival group: http://www.last.fm/group/American+Folk+Blues+Festival
  • Avatar for Reignmund
    Unfortunately, that 'miracle ingredient' was most likely pain and suffering. Such drive and vision ain't borne outta complacency.
  • Avatar for Druid66
    What was that 'miracle ingredient' in that Mississippi Delta water that produced so many genius bluesmen like old J.B.? I mean, it's boggling how so many incredible players came from there and then. I like his catchy titles, and I don't half mind his playing, neither. (-:

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