Junior Wells (December 9, 1934 – January 15, 1998), born Amos Blakemore, was
a blues vocalist and harmonica player based in Chicago who was famous for
The Rolling Stones and Van Morrison. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and
raised in Arkansas. Junior Wells moved to Chicago in 1948 and first made his
mark at age 18 playing in
band. He later worked with
in the 1960s and recorded for Delmark Records. His most memorable songs are
Messin' With the Kid and Little by Little, and his best-known
album, 1965's Hoodoo Man Blues, which evokes the smoky atmosphere of the
era's Westside Chicago blues bars. Junior Wells made an appearance in the
1998 movie Blues Brothers 2000, the sequel to The Blues Brothers. The movie
was released less than a month after his death. On his passing from
lymphoma in 1998, Junior Wells was interred in the Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago.
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Junior Wells Videos
Junior Wells - The Hoodoo Man (1966). Runtime 03:26.
Muddy Waters feat. Jr. Wells - I Got My Mojo Working pt.2. Runtime 03:45.
Junior Wells Hoodoman Blues. Runtime 03:28.
Junior Wells - Trouble no more - Lonesome Pine 1987. Runtime 03:08.
Junior Wells - Cryin' Shame - 1970. Runtime 03:45.
Junior Wells - Messin' With The Kid (1978). Runtime 03:54.
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