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Magic Sam

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Payin' Some Dues — Blues at Ann Arbor

Live Review by Miller Francis jr., The Great Speckled Bird, 18 August 1969

"I'd like for them to hear the real things. I don't think yet that most of the white people like my music because it's blues. I ...

Bluesman Magic Sam: His Legend Lives On

Retrospective by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 6 January 1985

WHAT IF HE HADN'T died so young? Among rock fans, that kind of speculation usually centers on icons like Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Holly. Among ...

Various Artists: The Cobra Records Story

Sleeve notes by Don Snowden, Capricorn Records, 1993

STRANGE THAT The Cobra Story marks the first time that these late '50s recordings culled from three short-lived Chicago labels run by Eli Toscano have ...

Magic Sam

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Samuel Maghett, 14 February 1937, Grenada, Mississippi, USA, d. 1 December 1969, Chicago, Illinois ...


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