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Memphis Slim

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Memphis Slim

Memphis Slim has been played on NTS shows including Kit Records, with Messin' Around first played on 19 December 2014.

Memphis Slim (3 September, 1915 in Memphis, Tennessee – 24 February, 1988 in Paris, France) was a blues pianist and singer. His birth name was John Len Chatman although he himself claimed to be born Peter Chatman (the name he gave himself in honour of his father Peter Chatman Sr. when he first recorded for Okeh in 1940). He composed the blues standards "Every Day I Have the Blues" and "Mother Earth". Memphis Slim got his start playing the blues at the Midway Café, at…

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Plowhand Blues
Memphis Slim feat. Big Bill Broonzy
Battle1961
Plowhand Blues
Memphis Slim feat. Big Bill BroonzyBattle1961
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Grinder Man Blues
Memphis Slim
Prestige Bluesville1963
Grinder Man Blues
Memphis SlimPrestige Bluesville1963
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Guitar Cha Cha
Memphis Slim
Charly Records2009
Guitar Cha Cha
Memphis SlimCharly Records2009
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Messin' Around
Memphis Slim, Alexis Korner
Music Avenue2012
Messin' Around
Memphis Slim, Alexis KornerMusic Avenue2012
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