Junior Wells.  One of my favorite harp players.

Junior Wells, one of the last truly great Chicago Blues harmonica players

JUNIOR WELLS - CHICAGO BLUES SINGER, GUITARIST AND HARP PLAYER. HE PLAYED WITH THE  CREAM OF THE SOUTH SIDE BLUES ACES INCLUDING MUDDY WATERS AND BUDDY GUY.

Junior Wells - Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harp player. He played with the cream of the south side blues aces including Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy.

Junior Wells                                        Dec.9,1934--Jan.15,1998

Junior Wells Saw at the Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham, WA

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (January 19, 1936-September 16, 2011) was a Grammy Award-winning electric blues vocalist, harmonica player, and multi-award winning drummer. He was best known for several stints with the Muddy Waters band beginning in the early 1960s. His harp playing can be heard on Bo Diddley's "Diddy Wah Diddy."

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (January 19, 1936-September 16, 2011) was a Grammy Award-winning electric blues vocalist, harmonica player, and multi-award winning drummer. He was best known for several stints with the Muddy Waters band beginning in the early 1960s. His harp playing can be heard on Bo Diddley's "Diddy Wah Diddy."

James Cotton (born July 1, 1935, Tunica, Mississippi, United States) is a blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who has performed and recorded with many of the great blues artists of his time as well as with his own band. Cotton at one time recorded for SUN records.

James Cotton - blues harpist and singer from Mississippi. Taught to play by Sonny Boy Williamson, he was in Muddy Waters band for 12 years.

Parece que con el tiempo, Buddy Guy se hubiera comido a Junior Wells. Su asociación en los 60' y principios de los 70', relegó a una segunda posición a este armonicista enorme tras la presencia en el escenario del guitarrista de Chicago. Sin embargo, Junior Wells ha producido algunos de los mejores álbumes de blues que se conocen. Entre ellos sobresale Hoodoo Man Blues. captura como pocas la atmósfera de los clubes de la ciudad del viento. Permanece como el gran clásico del mítico sello…

Junior Wells - Hoodoo Man Blues Full Album Plus Bonus Tracks

Junior Wells and Buddy Guy (shown at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival, 1970 by Charles Sawyer), "My Home's In the Delta"

Junior Wells and Buddy Guy at the "Ann Arbor Blues Festival", by Charles Sawyer Photo

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