Junior Wells ... "Hoodoman Blues" .. In 1934, bluesman Junior Wells was born in West Memphis, Ark. He replaced harmonica player Little Walter in Muddy Waters’ band in the early 1950s. His most famous recording is “Hoodoo Man.” Wells died in Chicago of cancer on Jan. 15, 1998.
Junior Wells (1934-1998), born Amos Wells Blakemore Jr, was a Chicago blues vocalist, harmonica player and recording artist. Wells, who was best known for his performances and recordings with Muddy Waters, Earl Hooker, and Buddy Guy, also performed with Bonnie Raitt, The Rolling Stones, and Van Morrison.