MIGHTY JOE YOUNG

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There was a time during the late '70s and early '80s when Mighty Joe Young was one of the leading blues guitarists on Chicago's budding North side blues circuit. The Louisiana native got his start not in the Windy City, but in Milwaukee, where he was raised. He earned a reputation as a reliable guitarist on Chicago's West side with Joe Little & his Heart Breakers during the mid-'50s, later changing his on-stage allegiance to harpist Billy Boy Arnold. Young recorded with Arnold for Prestige and Testament during the '60s and backed Jimmy Rogers for Chess in 1958.

After abortive attempts to inaugurate a solo career with Jiffy Records in Louisiana in 1955 and Chicago's Atomic-H label three years later, Young hit his stride in 1961 with the sizzling "Why Baby"/"Empty Arms" for Bobby Robinson's Fire label. Young gigged as Otis Rush's rhythm guitarist from 1960 to 1963 and cut a
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MIGHTY JOE YOUNG The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 4 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Legacy Of The Blues Vol. 4
Blues 1972
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG Blues With A Touch Of Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues With A Touch Of Soul
Blues 1972
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG Chicken Heads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chicken Heads
Blues 1974
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG Mighty Joe Young album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mighty Joe Young
Blues 1976
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG Bluesy Josephine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bluesy Josephine
Blues 1976
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG Mighty Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mighty Man
Blues 1997

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MIGHTY JOE YOUNG Live At The Wise Fools Pub album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Wise Fools Pub
Blues 1990
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG Live From The North Side Of Chicago album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live From The North Side Of Chicago
Blues 2017

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