Jimmy Spruill (June 9,1934 – February 15,1996) also known as Wild Jimmy Spruill, was a New York based session, blues and R & B guitarist. Later in his career, he took to playing a Gibson Les Paul which he "modified" by sawing off most of the body. In New York, he worked steadily as a session sideman, appearing on many records in the 50's and 60's. Note the unusual strap around him to hold the downsized Les Paul....
Zora Young (born January 21, 1948, West Point, Mississippi, is blues singer. She is a distant relative of Howlin' Wolf. As an adult she began singing blues and R music, and over the course of her career played with Junior Wells, Jimmy Dawkins, Bobby Rush, Buddy Guy, Albert King, Professor Eddie Lusk, and B. B. King. Among those she has collaborated with on record are Willie Dixon, Sunnyland Slim, Mississippi Heat, Paul DeLay, and Maurice John Vaughan.
Blues legend Cool John Ferguson has been called one of the five greatest guitar players in the world. Early in life John Ferguson made a decision to follow his dream of becoming a renowned guitarist, pianist, and singer. John’s fingers seem to glide effortlessly across the guitar strings as his audiences watch in amazement. John has spent his life traveling where his music has led him. He has performed at festivals and concerts throughout the United States and abroad.
Joe Willie Wilkins (January 7, 1923 – March 28, 1979 was a Memphis blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Whilst he influenced contemporaries such as Houston Stackhouse, Robert Nighthawk, David Honeyboy Edwards, and Jimmy Rogers, Wilkins' bigger impact was on up and coming guitarists, including Little Milton, B.B. King, and Albert King. Wilkins' songs included "Hard Headed Woman" and "It's Too Bad."