Magic Sam

Magic Sam, Sam actually Maghett ( born February 14, 1937 in Grenada, Mississippi; † 1 December 1969) was an American blues guitarist and singer.

1956 Magic Sam went to Chicago, where he could come with his outstanding guitar playing in blues clubs foot. From 1957 he made ​​recordings and had first with All Your Love and Easy Baby hits; 1960 also had a jazz musician Boyd Atkins in his recordings. 1963 his single Feelin 'Good ( We're Gonna Boogie ) was a U.S. hit continue. After touring through the United States, England and Germany, he recorded the album West Side Soul and Black Magic.

In December 1969, Magic Sam died of a heart attack. He was in Alsip, Illinois, buried.

Disco Graphical Notes

  • Magic Sam: Charly Blues Masterworks Vol 29: West Side Soul ( Charly, 1957-1960 )
  • West Side Soul 1967 ( Delmark Records)
  • Black Magic 1968 ( Delmark Records)
  • Give me time 1968 ( Delmark Records)
  • The Legacy 1997 ( Delmark Records)