Big Lucky Carter

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        b. Levester Carter, 1920, Weir, Mississippi, USA, d. 24 December 2002, Memphis, Tennessee. Although he had played spirituals on his grandmotherGÇÖs piano, Carter did not take up the guitar until he was serving in the Pacific during World War II. When he returned to Mississippi, he took instruction from local musicians James Henry and Big Boy Anderson. In 1949, he joined a band that also featured pianist Ford Nelson. In Memphis the following year he joined his cousin, saxophonist... Read more

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