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Sonny Boy Williamson II

    Sonny Boy Williamson II was a famous blues harmonica player and singer.

    Summary quotation from Wikipedia: Willie “Sonny Boy” Williamson (possibly December 5, 1912 — May 25, 1965) was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, from Mississippi. He is acknowledged as one of the most charismatic and influential blues musicians, with considerable prowess on the harmonica and highly creative songwriting skills. He recorded successfully in the 1950s and 1960s, and had a direct influence on later blues and rock performers. He should not be confused with another leading blues performer, John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson, who died in 1948 —from Wikipedia (the Wikipedia:Text of Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License applies to Wikipedia’s block of text, along with any alterations, transformations, and/or building upon Wikipedia’s original text that BluesinPublic applied to this block of text)

    Stage name: Sonny Boy Williamson II

    Birth name: Alex Miller

    Birthday: December 5, 1912 (uncertain), in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, United States

    Death: May 25, 1965 (aged 53) in Helena, Arkansas, United States

    Instruments: harmonica, vocals

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“Good Morning Little Schoolgirl” by Sonny Boy Williamson

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