Memphis Minnie

By J Poet

While Memphis Minnie was a great singer and songwriter, it’s her blazing guitar work that made her a giant in the blues field. She was a masterful fingerpicker and evolved with the music moving from acoustic country blues to a more raucous Chicago style on electric guitar. She influenced and was influenced by other legends like Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rodgers and Johnny Shines. Largely forgotten today, she was one of the most popular blues artists of the 30s and 40s and made more than 200 double-sided 78 RPM singles. She was in poor health in the 50s and spent her last years in a nursing home... Read More

City Of Origin:
Algiers, Louisiana, United States
Genre:
Blues
Birthdate:
06/03/1897
Death date:
08/06/1973
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My Baby Don't Want Me No More

Memphis Minnie Queen of the Delta Blues: 1937 to 1953
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My Baby Don't Want Me No More

Memphis Minnie Queen of the Delta Blues: 1937 to 1953
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Wants Cake When I'm Hungry

Memphis Minnie Queen of the Delta Blues: 1937 to 1953
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Down in the Alley

Memphis Minnie Queen of the Delta Blues: 1937 to 1953
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Down in the Alley

Memphis Minnie Queen of the Delta Blues: 1937 to 1953
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Blues Everywhere

Memphis Minnie Queen of the Delta Blues: 1937 to 1953
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Keep On Sailing

Memphis Minnie Queen of the Delta Blues: 1937 to 1953
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