Blues great Jimmy Witherspoon dies

Morris, Chris
October 1997
Billboard;10/04/97, Vol. 109 Issue 40, p15
Trade Publication
Reports the death of singer Jimmy Witherspoon. His six-decade career incorporating rhythm & blues, jazz and blues; His career start sitting in with Teddy Weatherford's big band in Calcutta, India; His recording career; Recording of one of his last performances from a Los Angeles, California blues club, `Live At The Mint.'


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