Shakey Jake Harris

Shakey Jake Harris

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Shakey Jake Harris


Jake Harris knew how to shake a pair of dice in order to roll a lucrative winner. He also realized early on that his nephew, guitarist Magic Sam, was a winner as a bluesman. Harris may not have been a technical wizard on his chosen instrument, but his vocals and harp style were proficient enough to result in a reasonably successful career (both with Sam and without). Born James Harris, the Arkansas native moved to Chicago at age seven. Admiring the style of Sonny Boy Williamso... Read more

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