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Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown ran away from home at 17 to follow her dream of singin’ in a band. After a DJ..
Big Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner

Standin’ at six foot two and weighing over three hundred pounds—there’s a reason Joe Turner’s called Big Joe Turner. But..
Lloyd Price

Lloyd Price

Born in Louisiana, Lloyd Price made a killing from the start. His very first recording for Specialty Records in 1952 became..
Wynonie Harris

Wynonie Harris

It’s 1954, and an ambitious white boy has just released his second single for Sun Records. It’s called “Good Rockin’..
Louis Jordan

Louis Jordan

He was the King of the Jukebox.  One of the first black artists to achieve crossover success. He was a..
T-Bone Walker

T-Bone Walker

T-Bone Walker (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) They call it Stormy Monday, but Tuesday’s just as bad. If..