Thursday, February 14, 2013

Magic Sam - Happy Birthday!

Magic Sam - was a most incredible blues singer/guitarist who tragically died of a heart attack at the age of 32 in 1969.   Today would have been his 76th birthday (over 43 years after his untimely death).

is an example of his genius.

Bob Koester of Delmark Records thankfully recorded two studio albums of Sam's work that are both masterpieces:  West Side Soul and Black Magic.   Other recordings have been issued since his death mostly of concert recordings.

You can easily Google him  and look on YouTube - for more on him.

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