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Big Maceo

Big Maceo has been played on NTS in shows including Leila Samir , featured first on 29 May 2021. Songs played include If You Ever Change Your Ways.

"Big" Maceo Merriweather (March 31, 1905 - February 23, 1953) was a blues pianist and singer active in Chicago in the 1940s.

Born Major Merriweather (or Merewether) in Atlanta, Georgia, he taught himself how to play piano. In the 1920s he moved to Detroit and began playing parties and clubs. In 1941, a desire to record led him to Chicago where he met and befriended Tampa Red. Red introduced him to Lester Melrose of Bluebird Records, who signed…

If You Ever Change Your Ways
Big Maceo
RCA Victor1949
If You Ever Change Your Ways
Big MaceoRCA Victor1949