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October 24, 1936 - April 10, 2013 R.I.P. Jimmy, you will be greatly missed!!

Jimmy Dawkins was born in Tchula, Mississippi, and moved to Chicago in 1955. He worked in a box factory, and started to play local blues clubs, gaining a reputation as a session musician.

In 1969, thanks to the efforts of his friend Magic Sam, he released his first solo album Fast Fingers on Delmark Records, winning the "Grand Prix du Disque" from the Hot Club… read more

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  • Avatar for oldiesfanjohn
    RIP Jimmy "Fast Fingers" Dawkins. Incendiary guitar Bluesman.
  • Avatar for BJBooth
    Sleep well, Jimmy, you will be sadly missed. What a great guitar. R.I.P. Say hi to Luther...
  • Avatar for Bloozerherz
    R.I.P. Thanks for the music, Jimmy
  • Avatar for mpapet
    a must-see live. Something just doesn't make it into his recordings that goes down live.
  • Avatar for mpapet
    'all for business' is a classic.
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