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‘This is something I could really get into’: Steve Cropper on the often-forgotten influence of bluesman Jimmy Reed

‘This is something I could really get into’: Steve Cropper on the often-forgotten influence of bluesman Jimmy Reed

One key element kept him from following in Reed’s footsteps, though.

Demetria Taylor – Bad Girl (2011)

Demetria Taylor comes by her love of mid-century Chicago blues honestly: She’s the daughter of Eddie Taylor, who rose to fame as a rhythm guitarist with Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed – Black Blues Series: The Best of Jimmy Reed (1977)

Jimmy Reed – Black Blues Series: The Best of Jimmy Reed (1977)

Back then, you had to go to the record store, and look through this big catalog. I wanted to buy my father some of his music, something that would resonate, to show him I’d grown up to the point of buying a good gift. I ran my finger down the list of names, page after page after page of singersRead More

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