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Eddie Chamblee

Eddie “Long Gone” Chamblee was one of the stalwarts of the solid Rhythm & Blues scene to come out of Chicago in the post war years, and made quite a name for himself on the record charts while gaining a reputation as a dynamic performer on the club circuit as well.

Born Edward Leon Chamblee, on 24 February 1920, in Atlanta, Georgia, he was raised in Chicago. He started on sax by age of twelve though music was Chamblee's second career choice, later deciding to study law at Roosevelt University and playing local gigs at night.

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Discography

The Rocking Tenor Sax...
Repertoire Records
1972
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The Honeydripper
Repertoire Records
1964
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Chamblee Music
Repertoire Records
1958
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Doodlin'
Repertoire Records
1958
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