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Memphis Slim

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In 1978, legendary bluesman Memphis Slim was named the official "Ambassador of the Blues" by California Senator Hayakawa; he is considered among the greatest blues pianists ever and has also written many popular songs, most notably "Everyday I Have the Blues." Slim was born Peter Chatman in the city that provided his nickname. He moved to Chicago in the late '30s and recorded a couple solo singles before becoming an accompanist for Big Bill Broonzy for a few years. Slim went solo in 1944. In the early '60s, Slim moved to Paris and began performing there and in Europe. In 1968, he played a nightclub singer in The Sergeant.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Memphis Slim & Sonny Boy Williamson: Live in Europe
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet The American Folk Blues Festival: 1962-1966
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet The Blues Greats
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Memphis Slim - Live at Ronnie Scott's London
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet Memphis Slim: Live at Ronnie Scott's
  • Actor
1986
No Score Yet Memphis Slim - Live in Nice
  • Actor
1983
No Score Yet The Sergeant
  • Nightclub Singer
1969

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