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Dr. .Mac Arnold Blues Legend from the great state of South Carolina...Play with Muddy Waters, BB King, Otis Redding, and many more also sign a contract with CBS to write the theme song for Sanford & Son...This man is truely amazing!

Mac Arnold Blues Legend from the great state of South Carolina.Play with Muddy Waters, BB King, Otis Redding, and many more also sign a contract with CBS to write the theme song for Sanford & Son.This man is truely amazing!

Otis Redding and The Barkays...legends

Otis Redding and his back up band the Bar-Kays, 1967 ♫♫♥♥♫♥♫♥JML

ZZ Top & John Lee Hooker - Boom boom boom For the Blues Lover!  Love me some John Lee Hooker and ZZ Top w/ "Boom! Boom!" video. R&B, Soul & Rock Legend music - http://www.TheFestivalOfHope.org

ZZ Top & John Lee Hooker - Boom boom boom For the Blues Lover! Love me some…

Alberta Hunter (April 1,1895 – October 17, 1984) was an blues singer, songwriter, and nurse. Her career had started back in the early 1920s, and from there on, she became a successful jazz and blues recording artist, being critically acclaimed to the ranks of Ethel Waters and Bessie Smith. In the 1950s, she retired from performing and entered the medical field only to successfully resume her singing career in her 80s.

Alberta Hunter (April – October was a blues singer, songwriter…

Grammy Award Winner Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten  was a black American blues guitarist who invented “cotten picking.” She picked the guitar strings with the instrument upside down, and kept the sound in perfect pitch.    Born in 1892, the North Carolina native began playing her guitar, which she knick-named Stella, at age 11. She also started writing her own music.

Grammy Award Winner Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten was a black American blues guitarist who invented “cotten picking.” She picked the guitar strings with the instrument upside down, and kept the sound in perfect pitch. Born in 1892, the North Carolina native began playing her guitar, which she knick-named Stella, at age 11. She also started writing her own music.

Opera Singer, Camilla Ella Williams.

Camilla Williams, soprano singer (the daughter of a chauffeur and a domestic in the Jim Crow South). In 1946 she was the New York Opera's Cio-Cio-San in “Madama Butterfly,” and was the Black woman signed with a major American opera company.

Big Mama Thornton- isn't she the originator of the song ain't Nothin' but a Hound Dog?

“ sonofafieldnegro: “ walkdontruntothenearestexit: “ Big Mama Thornton ” Also known as the inspiration behind half of Elvis’s greatest hits… ” The originator of “Hound Dog.

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