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Wynonie Harris: 1945-1947

Even if you’re not primarily a blues fan, you might want to check out this CD, which has plenty of fine instrumental work on it. Harris broke in with Lucky Millinder and Lionel Hampton in the mid-’40s and later became a R&B star. He’s a top blues shouter, and shows it here on five sessions, including one where he sings duets with his influence, Joe Turner.

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