Jimmy Witherspoon

    Jimmy Witherspoon

    • Jimmy Witherspoon
    Jimmy Witherspoon

    Jimmy Witherspoon

    • Jimmy Witherspoon

    Jimmy Witherspoon

    Latest Release

    Live at the Renaissance & At Monterey (Bonus Track Version)

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    Ain't Nobody's Business If I DoJimmy Witherspoon

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        One of the great blues singers of the post-World War II period, Jimmy Witherspoon was also versatile enough to fit comfortably into the jazz world. Witherspoon was born on August 8, 1920, in Gurdon, AR. As a child, he sang in a church choir, and made his debut recordings with Jay McShann for Philo and Mercury in 1945 and 1946. His own first recordings, using McShann's band, resulted in a number one R&B hit in 1949 with "Ain't Nobody's Business, Pts. 1 & 2" on Supreme Records. Li... Read more

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