Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton

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Sonny Boy Williamson

Slim Harpo

Roly Platt

Roger Daltrey

Paul Jones

Robert Bonfiglio

Rick Estrin

Billy Branch

Willi Burger

Bonny B.

David “Rock Bottom” York

DeFord Bailey

Lee Sankey

Dennis Gruenling

Glenn Weiser

Jason Rosenblatt

Gary Smith

Taj Mahal

John Németh

John Hammond

Joe Filisko

Jimmy “Z” Zavala

Jimmy Reed

Jimi Lee

PT Gazell

Tom Byrne

Noel Battle

Charlie Sayles

Chris Bauer

Clint Hoover

Mike Turk

Clint Hoover

Mike Turk

Pat Ramsey

Michel Herblin

Dan Kaplan

Corky Siegel

Mark Hummel

Steve Baker

Jim Conway

John Sebastian

Magic Dick

Charlie Musselwhite

Paul Butterfield

Richard Sleigh

Mark Graham

Mick Jagger

Billy Joel

Robert Plant

Huey Lewis

Annie Raines

Bruce Springsteen

Larry Adler

David Barrett

Kim Wilson

Stevie Wonder

Bob Dylan

Greg “Fingers” Taylor

Jean-Jacques Milteau

Peter “Madcat” Ruth

Ronnie Shellist

Rod Piazza

Big Walter “Shakey” Horton

Billy Gibson

Randy Singer

John Mayall

Son of Dave

Lester Butler

Howlin’ Wolf

Sonny Terry

Richard Hunter

Grant Dermody

Chris Turner

Tom Ball

Mick Kinsella

Michael Peloquin

James Harman

Nat Riddles

Junior Wells

James Cotton

Rick Epping

Ben Bouman

Steve Marriner

Jack Bruce

Jerry Portnoy

Mark Ford

Brendan Power

Steven Tyler

Sugar Blue

Norton Buffalo

Howard Levy

Jason Ricci

Paul Harrington

William Clarke

John Popper

Little Walter

Charlie McCoy

Toots Thielemans

Why Sonny Boy Williamson?

Sonny Boy Williamson (born Alex Miller in Mississippi, possibly December 5, 1912 – May 25, 1965) was one of the most influential blues players of his day. He had a large fan base in England and was backed by several well-known bands, including the Yardbirds and the Animals. He hosted his own radio show for a number of years and could tell a story with his soulful harmonica playing. 

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