Delbert McClinton

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Birthday
4, 1940
Birthplace
Lubbock, TX
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
Lubbock, TX

About

Texan blues rock musician and singer who had the hits "Giving It Up for Your Love" and "Tell Me About It" with Tanya Tucker.

Before Fame

He was in the bar band The Straitjackets, backing up blues singers like Howlin' Wolf and Jimmy Reed.

Trivia

He composed Emmylou Harris's #1 single "Two More Bottles of Wine" and his own "B Movie Boxcar Blues," which was covered by The Blues Brothers.

Family Life

He was born in Fort Worth, Texas.

Associated With

McClinton instructed John Lennon in blues harmonica playing while on a trip to the U.K.