CHICAGO (AP) — Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush. manager Rick Bates said. Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, Rush settled in Chicago as an adult and began playing the local clubs, wearin.

. Reynolds found when he went to the Windy City in search of Chicago-style electric blues. That’s the sound that was born when musicians moved north from the Mississippi Delta, and for years, electr.

didn’t come from Chicago’s mean streets. Instead it was bought 600 miles away at a country corner store in the middle of nowhere, Mississippi. It may be hard to believe, but these sleepy little southe.

He was 84 years old. Rush is widely considered one of the architects of the electric blues as we know them. Originally from Philadelphia, Mississippi, the self-taught guitarist was an adopted son of C.

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(Newser) – Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush. manager Rick Bates says. Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, Rush settled in Chicago as an adult and began playing the local clubs, wearing a.

Chicago, Mississippi, New Orleans and as far away as Europe, playing a venue in Maine is a chance to broaden their fan base. “The artists absolutely love coming here and playing [the festival],” Benja.

“Willie Dixon and the New Generation of Chicago Blues,” 6 p.m., Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington May 30: Bridges to the Blues Showcase, featuring Rhymefest, 5 t.

As a young Mississippi Delta bluesman, David “Honeyboy” Edwards. Chicago magazine contributing writer Kevin McKeough visited Edwards’ south side apartment to talk with the 95-year-old about his ass.

For the 30th annual Chicago Blues Festival, this city proved big enough to show. The festival also showcased different American regions with an emphasis on Louisiana, Memphis and Mississippi. While.

A nexus point for Southern lines that ran through the Mississippi River delta, Chicago served as a perfect endpoint for many of these migrants. These Southerners brought the blues with them, and the n.

Magic Slim, one of the last survivors of the post-World War II Chicago blues explosion. He won six W.C. Handy Blues Awards over the years. In 2011, Mississippi erected a sign on its blues trail to.

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CHICAGO — Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush. manager Rick Bates said. Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, Rush settled in Chicago as an adult and began playing the local clubs, wearing a c.

CHICAGO — Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush. manager Rick Bates said. Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, Rush settled in Chicago as an adult and began playing the local clubs, wearing a c.

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John Primer, who takes an Angie" and a whomping " Let It Bleed," is a Chicago Blues icon in his own right, with decades of playing with Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters and Magic Slim on his resume. Mississ.

State St. in Chicago. But the king bee of Chicago blues looms even larger over the city with his outsized musical and cultural legacy. The Mississippi Delta native, born McKinley Morganfield in 1913,