Washboard Sam

Category: Artist
Time period: Pre-WWII

Date nominated: Apr 9, 2010
Date inducted: Sep 1, 2015
Ratings: 11
Average rating: 3.93

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Washboard Sam was a big seller during the "Bluebird Beat" era of Chicago blues music. Big Bill Broonzy, his half-brother, often accompanied him.


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Personnel

Name Instruments Birth Death
Robert Brown a.k.a. "Washboard Sam" Washboard 07/15/10 Walnut Ridge, AK 11/06/66 Chicago, IL

Songs

Title Recorded  
Has My Gal Been By Here 11/07/39 Chicago, IL Chords and Lyrics
Flying Crow Blues 06/26/41 Chicago, IL Chords and Lyrics
My Feet Jumped Salty 06/26/41 Chicago, IL Chords and Lyrics