Memphis Slim

    Memphis Slim

    • Memphis Slim
    Memphis Slim

    Memphis Slim

    • Memphis Slim

    Memphis Slim

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        An amazingly prolific artist who brought a brisk air of urban sophistication to his frequently stunning presentation, John "Peter" Chatman -- better known as Memphis Slim -- assuredly ranks with the greatest blues pianists of all time. He was smart enough to take Big Bill Broonzy's early advice about developing a style to call his own to heart, instead of imitating that of his idol, Roosevelt Sykes. Soon enough, other 88s pounders were copying Slim rather than the other way arou... Read more

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