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Sonny Boy Williamson II

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Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
May 25, 1985 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
May 25, 1985 (72)

About

Blues musician known for his creativity with the harmonica and song lyrics.

Before Fame

He developed his onstage persona by incorporating parts of other blues musicians he met while traveling.

Trivia

His hit Don't Start Me to Talkin' reached #3 on the Billboard R&B charts.

Family Life

He was married to Mattie Gordon.

Associated With

His song One Way Out was recorded by Gregg Allman and the rest of the Allman Brothers Band.

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