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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: March 27, 1915    

Robert Jr. Lockwood - Blues guitarist, vocalist (1915 - 2006)

Robert Jr. Lockwood typified the history of blues (country to city) from the 1930’s to the present. Far more sophisticated than other blues artists who opt for 3 to 5 chord structures, standard 12-bar outings and the ever-present 7ths (blue notes), he developed from a rural country blues artist to a musician who excelled in jazz, rhythm and blues, and jump. He was a well-rounded, consummate musician with original compositions ranging from acoustic country blues to electric big city blues.

Lockwood was born March 27, 1915 in Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, a farming hamlet about 25 miles west of Helena. 1915 was remarkable because several other monumental blues artists were born within a 100-mile radius that year; notably Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Little Walter Jacobs, Memphis Slim, Johnny Shines, and Honeyboy Edwards. They would all meet up in the future....
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    Steady Rollin' Man

    Delmark Records
    2007
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