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The Kinsey Report - 74% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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A family blues group formed in Gary, Indiana, USA, in the late 60s, the Kinsey brothers were taught by their father, Big Daddy Kinsey (Lester Kinsey, 18 March 1927, Pleasant Grove, Mississippi, USA, 3 April 2001), a blues harpist and slide guitarist. As well as the delta tradition he also introduced them to gospel and soul, and it is the marriage of these influences which h Read more

Maurice John Vaughn - 53% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 May 1952, Chicago, Illinois, USA. A self-taught blues musician, Vaughan began playing at the age of 12. Although he was primarily known as a guitarist and saxophonist, he also played piano and bass guitar. His influences include Howlin’ Wolf, Elmore James and particularly Albert King. After appearing on several sessions (including Phil Guy’s), he released his de Read more

Michael Hill's Blues Mob - 52% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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W.C. Clark - 47% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Wesley Curley Clark, 16 November 1939, Austin, Texas, USA. Known as ‘the Godfather of Austin Blues’, Clark grew up in a musical family. His father played guitar while successive generations of female family members sang gospel at St. John’s College Baptist Church. He made his professional debut playing guitar at the Victory Grill at the age of 16. Here he met Read more

Mighty Joe Young - 40% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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23 September 1927, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, d. 24 March 1999, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Blues guitarist Joe Young grew up in the northern state of Wisconsin but later relocated to Louisiana before settling in Chicago in the 50s. There he briefly joined a group called Joe Little And His Heart Breakers before joining ex-Muddy Waters harmonica player Billy Boy Arnold in his ba Read more

Smokin' Joe Kubek Band - 40% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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30 November 1956, Grove City, Pennsylvania, USA. Having grown up in Irving, Texas, Kubek was playing in Dallas clubs at the age of 14. Three years later, he took a deeper interest in blues, prompted by Eric Clapton and Peter Green, and formed his first band. Shortly afterwards, he played rhythm guitar behind Freddie King until King’s death in December 1976. After a shor Read more

Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets - 39% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 November 1954, Plano, Texas, USA. Funderburgh played blues guitar with several local bands and in 1981 recorded with the Fabulous Thunderbirds. He later formed his own band, the Rockets and signed to blues revivalist label Black Top in 1984. Funderburgh’s guitar pyrotechnics made the group a favourite at blues festivals, where they often performed with veteran harmon Read more

Downchild Blues Band - 39% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Toronto, Canada, the Downchild Blues Band is surpassed only by Rush in terms of name recognition within that city’s musical firmament - and the Downchild Blues Band can boast of even greater longevity. Led by former pig farmer Donnie Walsh (harp, guitar), the group adopted their name from Sonny Boy Williamson’s recording ‘Mr Downchild’, when they f Read more

Buddy Guy - 36% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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George Guy, 30 July 1936, Lettsworth, Louisiana, USA. An impassioned and influential guitarist, Buddy Guy learned to play the blues on a rudimentary, home made instrument, copying records he heard on the radio. By the mid-50s he was sitting in with several of the region’s leading performers, including Slim Harpo and Lightnin’ Slim. In 1957 Guy moved north to Chicag Read more

Lurrie Bell - 35% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 December 1958, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The second son of Carey Bell, Lurrie’s musical interests were encouraged from an early age by his father and the guitarist Roy Johnson. By the age of eight Bell was regularly called onstage for guest appearances. In his teens he joined Koko Taylor’s band as guitarist. In the 80s he established himself as both a respected ba Read more

Big Bill Morganfield - 33% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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19 June 1956, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The son of legendary blues singer Muddy Waters, Morganfield never picked up a guitar until his father’s death in 1983. However, the absence of contact between them during his childhood may go some way to explaining this extraordinary story of the late blooming of his undeniable talent. Morganfield, who was not given his father’ Read more

A.C. Reed - 32% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Aaron Corthen Reed, 9 May 1926, Wordell, Missouri, USA, d. 26 February 2004, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Reed was attracted to the saxophone by hearing a Jay ‘Hootie’ McShann record. On moving to Chicago at the age of 15, he bought a saxophone and studied music, although he was tutored in the blues by J.T. Brown. Reed spent much of the 50s touring the south-western sta Read more

Angela Strehli - 32% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 November 1945, Lubbock, Texas, USA. A linchpin in the Austin blues scene from its inception in the 70s, Strehli had met up with Lubbockites Joe Ely and Jimmie Dale Gilmore and learned harmonica and bass before becoming a singer. As the Texas representative of the YWCA, she visited Chicago in 1966 and spent her free time visiting blues clubs to see Muddy Waters, Howlin Read more

Kim Wilson - 32% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 January 1951, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Wilson is a member of the blues band the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Tigerman, his first solo album, predominantly comprised cover versions, performed by various combinations of ex-and current Thunderbirds, including Duke Robillard, Preston Hubbard, Fran Christina, Gene Taylor and Rusty Zinn, and also Derek O’Brien, Calvin Jones and Ge Read more

Willie Kent - 32% match to Siegel-Schwall Band

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 February 1936, Sunflower, Mississippi, USA. Kent was brought up in Shelby, Mississippi, and was influenced by the blues he heard on the radio. He settled in Chicago in 1952 and was soon able to hear the top blues artists live in the clubs, although he was under-age. Kent began working as a singer in 1957 and started to play guitar the following year. He quickly switched t Read more


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