Saturday, March 27, 2010

It's the Birthday of Johnny Copeland

Johnny Copeland was born on March 27, 1937 and he passed away on July 3, 1997. He was blues guitarist and singer.

He was born in Haynesville, Louisiana, where as a teenager he was influenced by T-Bone Walker. Still in his teens he formed the "Dukes of Rhythm" in Houston, Texas, and made his recording debut in 1956 where he signed with Duke Records. He played with Sonny Boy Williamson II, Big Mama Thornton and Freddie King.

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