Memphis Minnie
Memphis Minnie

Memphis Minnie

About Memphis Minnie

While several women rose to fame as blues vocalists in the early 1930s, few succeeded as instrumentalists. Memphis Minnie was a notable exception. A forceful guitarist who once reportedly beat Big Bill Broonzy in a guitar picking contest, Memphis Minnie was also an accomplished vocalist.

  • HOMETOWN
    Algiers, LA
  • BORN
    June 3, 1897

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