Meade "Lux" Lewis

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    Honky Tonk Train BluesMeade "Lux" Lewis
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    Lux's Boogie (Piece In G)Meade "Lux" Lewis
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    Molasses Supper BluesMeade "Lux" Lewis
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    Cavalcade of BoogieMeade "Lux" Lewis
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    The Blues Pt.1Meade "Lux" Lewis

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        One of the three great boogie-woogie pianists (along with Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson) whose appearance at John Hammond's 1938 Spirituals to Swing concert helped start the boogie-woogie craze, Meade "Lux" Lewis was a powerful if somewhat limited player. He played regularly in Chicago in the late '20s and his one solo record of the time, "Honky Tonk Train Blues" (1927), was considered a classic. However, other than a few sides backing little-known blues singers, Lewis gained l... Read more

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