John Primer & The Real Deal @ Bluesheaven 2021, Fredrikshavn DK

  • 12. November 2021

Guitarist and singer John Primer (voc, g) is one of the few remaining exponents of the pure Chicago blues sound and he bears the title “King of Chicago slide guitar”. He was born in Camden, Mississippi in March 1945 and moved to Chicago in 1963. Her quickly made good contacts in Chicago’s music scene, where he, among other things. learned to play slide guitar by Muddy Waters guitarist Sammy Lawhorn. In 1979, legendary songwriter, bassist and singer Willie Dixon persuaded him to join his band The Chicago Blues All-Stars. There, Muddy Waters heard John play, and six months later, Muddy recruited him as his guitarist. John was with Muddy until his death in 1983. In Fredrikshavn he was accompanied by Steve Bell (harp), Ronnie Hicks (keys), DAnny O’Connor (b) and Lenny Media (dr).



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