Matt "Guitar" Murphy

    Matt "Guitar" Murphy

    • Matt "Guitar" Murphy
    Matt "Guitar" Murphy

    Matt "Guitar" Murphy

    • Matt "Guitar" Murphy

    Matt "Guitar" Murphy

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        Probably best known for playing behind the Blues Brothers (and appearing prominently in their 1980 hit movie), Matt "Guitar" Murphy deserves enshrinement in the blues-guitar hall of fame anyway. His jazz-tinged, stunningly advanced riffing behind Memphis Slim elevated the towering pianist's 1950s output for United and Vee-Jay Records to new heights. Guitar playing ran in the Murphy household (which moved from Mississippi to Memphis when Matt was a toddler). Matt and his brother... Read more

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