Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis

    Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis

    • Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis
    Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis

    Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis

    • Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis

    Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis

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        A protégé of John Lee Hooker, Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis was a Chicago blues institution throughout the latter half of the 20th century. Born Charles W. Thompson on March 2, 1925 in Tippo, MS, he learned to play guitar from Hooker while still a teenager, developing an insistent single-chord technique similar to that of his mentor; Davis and Hooker regularly gigged together in Detroit throughout the '40s, with the former settling in Chicago early the next decade. There he became ... Read more

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