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us: Lenoir, J. B., 1929-1967

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    • us: Lenoir, J. B., d. 1967
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lawrence County (Miss.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Urbana (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Club Lolease (Blues club)
        • Organization: Parrot records (Firm)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Blues (Music)
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Rhythm and blues musicians
            (lcsh) Singers
              (lcsh) Composers
                (lcsh) Guitarists
            • Earlier Established Forms

                Lenoir, J. B., d. 1967Lenoir, J. B.,d. 1967
            • Sources

              • found: Little Walter. The blues world of Little Walter [SR] 1984: label (J.B. Lenoir) container (blues singer & guitarist; made recording debut at age 22 in 1951; killed in car accident at age 38 in 1967)
              • found: Conversation with the blues, c1997: p. 191 (Lenoir, J.B.; b. Mar. 5, 1929, Monticello, Miss.)
              • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 19, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lenoir, J. B.; rhythm and blues musician/singer, songwriter, guitarist; born 05 March 1929 near Monticello, Lawrence County, Mississippi, United States; settled in Chicago (the late 1940s); formed his own band (1951); switched to Parrot, a label owned by the Chicago disc jockey Al Benson; the two-horn, guitar-boogie combination produced a distinctive sound that became his musical trademark; operated and partially owned a blues club, the Club Lolease (1950s); traveled to Europe as part of the American Folk Blues Festival (1965); second tour with the American Folk Blues Festival reinforced his status in Europe (1966); died 29 April 1967 in Urbana, Illinois, United States)
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