Harmonica Shah

Harmonica Shah

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harmonica Shah (born Thaddeus Hall, March 31, 1946, Oakland, California) is an American Detroit and electric blues harmonicist and singer. His playing was influenced by Junior Wells, Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Lazy Lester, and Little Sonny. Born in California, Shah also spent time in Somerville, Texas, with his blues harmonica and guitar playing grandfather, Sam Dawson. Dawson had recorded for both Alan Lomax and Duke Records. His mother, a beautician, encouraged him to be a salesman for Jet magazine in the latter part of the 1950s. This allowed Shah access to Oakland's bars and clubs, where he heard musicians such as Lowell Fulson, Jimmy McCracklin, Juke Boy Bonner and Big Mama Thornton.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134972991
  • 9786134972994