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Stockyard Blues - Snooky Pryor - Snooky Pryor (CD)
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Label: Flyright Records - FLY CD 20 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Blues • Style: Chicago Blues
Stockyard Blues - Snooky Pryor - Snooky Pryor (CD)

 · Snooky Pryor [Paula] If anyone doubts the longevity and journeyman greatness of Snooky Pryor, this collection of sides should do much to quiet them. Starting with the Floyd Jones (the classic "Stockyard Blues") and Johnny Young sessions for Old Swingmaster with Snooky in support and running right from the early '50s into the early-'60s /10(7).

 · Upon discharge from the Army in , he obtained his own amplifier and began playing harmonica at the outdoor Maxwell Street Market, becoming a regular on the Chicago blues scene. Pryor recorded some of the first post-war Chicago blues in , including “Telephone Blues” and “Snooky & Moody’s Boogie”, with the guitarist Moody Jones, and “Stockyard Blues” and “Keep What You .

Pryor recorded some of the first postwar Chicago blues records in , including “Telephone Blues” and “Snooky & Moody’s Boogie” with guitarist Moody Jones, and “Stockyard Blues” and “Keep What You Got” with singer/guitarist Floyd ted Reading Time: 2 mins.

Snooky Pryor Discography This album shows Snooky in his prime. 20 tracks from the vaults of JOB, recorded from , include some fantastic peerformances. He enjoyed a revival with the Folk/Blues Festival tours of Europe and after a second period of ‘retirement’, Blind Pig Records lured him back into the studio in

James Edward Pryor. American blues harmonica player and singer. Born: Septem in Lambert, Mississippi. Died: Octo in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Pryor's blues developed during a stint with the army, when stationed near Chicago, jamming with the likes of Sonny Boy Williamson and Homesick James and playing on Maxwell Street.


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