Memphis Slim

  • Born: (Memphis, Tennessee, United States)
  • Died: (Paris, France)

Memphis Slim was an American blues pianist, singer, and composer.
He led a series of bands that, reflecting the popular appeal of jump blues, included saxophones, bass, drums, and piano.
A song he first cut in 1947, "Every Day I Have the Blues", has become a blues standard, recorded by many other artists. He made over 500 recordings.

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