Blues All Day Long: The Jimmy Rogers Story (Music in by Wayne Everett Goins,Kim Wilson

By Wayne Everett Goins,Kim Wilson

A member of Muddy Waters' mythical overdue 1940s-1950s band, Jimmy Rogers pioneered a blues guitar type that made him probably the most respected sidemen of all time. Rogers additionally had an important if star-crossed occupation as a singer and solo artist for Chess documents, liberating the vintage singles "That's very well" and "Walking through Myself."

 

In Blues All Day Long, Wayne Everett Goins mines seventy-five hours of interviews with Rogers' family members, collaborators, and friends to stick with a existence spent within the blues. Goins' account takes Rogers from recording Chess classics and barnstorming around the South to a late-in-life renaissance that incorporated new track, access into the Blues corridor of reputation, and excessive profile excursions with Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones. trained and definitive, Blues All Day Long fills a spot in 20th century track heritage with the tale of 1 of the blues' eminent figures and one of many genre's seminal bands.

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