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Snooky Pryor

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. James Edward Pryor, 15 September 1921, Lambert, Mississippi, USA, d. 18 October 2006. As a child Pryor became drawn to the harmonica after watching an albino player, John Blissett ...

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Snooky Pryor

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. James Edward Pryor, 15 September 1921, Lambert, Mississippi, USA, d. 18 October 2006. As a child Pryor became drawn to the harmonica after watching an albino player, John Blissett ...

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Pryor Snooky

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 487 words.

b. James Edward Pryor, 15 September 1921, Lambert, Mississippi, USA, d. 18 October 2006. As a child Pryor became drawn

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Shines, Johnny

Greg Freeman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 777 words.

blues singer and guitarist, was born John Ned Shines in Frayser, Tennessee, the son of John Shines Sr., a farmer. The name of his mother is not recorded. Though born just outside...

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Jacobs, Little Walter (1930 - 1968), Blues Musician / Singer, Harmonica Player, Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Musican / Singer

Steven C. Tracy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1393 words.

blues singer and instrumentalist, was born Marion Walter Jacobs in Marksville, Louisiana, the son of Adam Jacobs and Beatrice Leviege, sharecroppers. Soon after Walter's birth, the...

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Rogers, Jimmy (1924 - 1997), Blues Musician / Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Harmonica Player

Mark Steven Maulucci.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1424 words.

blues singer, musician, and songwriter, was born James A. Lane to Grozie Lane in Ruleville, Mississippi. His stepfather, Henry Rogers, was killed in Atlanta shortly after moving his...

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