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Blues Harmonica Legends

Feb 18, 2016

Little Walter
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Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #64 (February 19 at 8:00PM)

On this program of Muddy Bottom Blues, blues harmonica legends are featured on songs where the harmonica is the central or primary instrument. The harmonica became a dominant force in the 1950’s, when it was amplified by Little Walter, Junior Wells and many other performers throughout the Midwest including Chicago, Detroit and St. Louis.

Performers on this program include Carey Bell, Big Leon Brooks, William Clarke, James Cotton, Little Walter, Hammie Nixon, Mojo Buford, Charlie Musselwhite, Sonny Terry, Junior Wells, Sonny Boy Williamson and Kim Wilson.