Mama Yancey And Little Brother Montgomery


Chicago - The Living Legends: South Side Blues

  • Release Date: 07 Apr 1993
  • OBCCD-508-2

Today, the sound of Chicago blues is associated with searing electric guitars and harmonicas, yet Chicago was a blues mecca long before anyone ever thought of plugging into an amplifier. Singer/guitarist Walter Vinson of the legendary Mississippi Sheiks, singer/pianist Little Brother Montgomery, and singer Mama Yancey (widow of the great blues and boogie pianist Jimmy Yancey) were veterans of the pre-electric Chicago scene and were in magnificent form when Riverside captured their plaintive a… MORE