McKinley Morganfield
McKinley Morganfield

Muddy Waters. 2010. Established the electric guitar
in Blues. Bridged Blues and Rock.

 

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Ellison: Son and Brother
Ellison: Son and Brother

Jim Ellison. 2013. Musician, Songwriter from Villa Park.
Founded Material Issue.


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Vonsky
Vonsky

Von Freeman. 2014. Great Saxophonist. Refused to
leave Chicago for greener pastures. 
 

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Earl of Old Town
Earl of Old Town

Earl Pionke. 2014. Not a musician, but did more to promote
Folk music in Chicago then just about anyone.  

 

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A Stone Gas
A Stone Gas

Don Cornelius. 2012. With Soul Train, Cornelius created the first television show  dedicated to funk and soul music. He promoted all the acts that were not allowed on American Bandstand. Cornelius made a political statement with the success of his show.

 

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King of Swing
King of Swing

Benny Goodman. 2012. He wasn't called the King of Swing for nothing, Goodman popularized a fast-moving style of Jazz that symbolized the Roaring 20's and later influenced the Big Band and Bebop sound's of the 40's and 50's. If you hear a clarinet, it is probably Goodman's.

 

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McKinley Morganfield
Ellison: Son and Brother
Vonsky
Earl of Old Town
A Stone Gas
King of Swing
McKinley Morganfield

Muddy Waters. 2010. Established the electric guitar
in Blues. Bridged Blues and Rock.

 

~~~~~~~~~~

 

 

Ellison: Son and Brother

Jim Ellison. 2013. Musician, Songwriter from Villa Park.
Founded Material Issue.


~~~~~~~~~~

 

 

Vonsky

Von Freeman. 2014. Great Saxophonist. Refused to
leave Chicago for greener pastures. 
 

~~~~~~~~~~

 

 

Earl of Old Town

Earl Pionke. 2014. Not a musician, but did more to promote
Folk music in Chicago then just about anyone.  

 

~~~~~~~~~~

 

A Stone Gas

Don Cornelius. 2012. With Soul Train, Cornelius created the first television show  dedicated to funk and soul music. He promoted all the acts that were not allowed on American Bandstand. Cornelius made a political statement with the success of his show.

 

~~~~~~~~~~

 

 

King of Swing

Benny Goodman. 2012. He wasn't called the King of Swing for nothing, Goodman popularized a fast-moving style of Jazz that symbolized the Roaring 20's and later influenced the Big Band and Bebop sound's of the 40's and 50's. If you hear a clarinet, it is probably Goodman's.

 

~~~~~~~~~~

 

 

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