Shakey Jake Harris

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        b. James D. Harris, 12 April 1921, Earle, Arkansas, USA, d. 2 March 1990, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA. A professional gambler when not playing harmonica (his nickname was derived from the crapshootersGÇÖ call GÇÿShake GÇÖem, JakeGÇÖ), Harris began playing in Chicago blues bands during the late 40s. His 1958 single GÇÿCall Me If You Need MeGÇÖ/GÇÿRoll Your MoneymakerGÇÖ, recorded for the Artistic subsidiary of Cobra Records, featured guitar work by his nephew Magic Sam. During the ... Read more

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