Junior Wells. Simply one of the greatest bluesmen in history. Listen to the classic Electric Blues sound he helped invent, along with Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, in Chicago in the 1940s.

Junior Wells. Simply one of the greatest bluesmen in history. Listen to the classic Electric Blues sound he helped invent, along with Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, in Chicago in the 1940s.

Junior Wells and Buddy Guy (shown at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival, 1970 by Charles Sawyer), "My Home's In the Delta"

Junior Wells and Buddy Guy (shown at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival, 1970 by Charles Sawyer), "My Home's In the Delta"

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 ... "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.

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.

JUNIOR WELLS - CHICAGO BLUES SINGER, GUITARIST AND HARP PLAYER. HE PLAYED WITH THE  CREAM OF THE SOUTH SIDE BLUES ACES INCLUDING MUDDY WATERS AND BUDDY GUY.

JUNIOR WELLS - CHICAGO BLUES SINGER, GUITARIST AND HARP PLAYER. HE PLAYED WITH THE CREAM OF THE SOUTH SIDE BLUES ACES INCLUDING MUDDY WATERS AND BUDDY GUY.

Junior Wells performing Cryin' Shame, with Buddy Guy, guitar, and David Myers, bass, from the movie Chicago Blues, in 1970. So Great!

Junior Wells performing Cryin' Shame, with Buddy Guy, guitar, and David Myers, bass, from the movie Chicago Blues, in 1970. So Great!

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells  © JIM MARSHALL PHOTOGRAPHY LLC, Date Unknown

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells © JIM MARSHALL PHOTOGRAPHY LLC, Date Unknown

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