Big Maceo Merriweather

    Big Maceo Merriweather

    • Big Maceo Merriweather
    Big Maceo Merriweather

    Big Maceo Merriweather

    • Big Maceo Merriweather

    Big Maceo Merriweather

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        The thundering 88s of Big Maceo Merriweather helped pave the way for the great Chicago blues pianists of the 1950s -- men like Johnny Jones, Otis Spann, and Henry Gray. Unfortunately, Merriweather wouldn't be around to enjoy their innovations -- he died a few years after suffering a debilitating stroke in 1946. Major Merriweather was already a seasoned pianist when he arrived in Detroit in 1924. After working around the Motor City scene, he ventured to Chicago in 1941 to make hi... Read more

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