Blues singer, songwriter and harmonica player William Clarke seemed destined to rewrite the rules for blowing blues harp by incorporating jazz voicings with his sizzling, emotional style. He recorded briefly, but left behind an inspiring body of work to amaze blues lovers and give other harmonica players something to strive for.
William Clarke was born in Inglewood, CA, in 1951 and got into the blues under the influence of the Rolling Stones. By picking up the original versions of tunes the Stones covered he discovered the Chicago blues. He started out playing guitar and drums, but after he picked up the blues... Read More