He was born in Grenada County, Mississippiand learned to play the blues from listening to records by Muddy Waters and Little Walter. He was known for his distinctive tremolo guitar playing. The stage name Magic Sam was devised by Sam's bass player and childhood friend Mack Thompson at Sam's first recording session for Cobra, Magic Sam - All Your Love an approximation of "Maghett Sam". The name Sam was using at the time, Good Rocking Sam, was already being used by another artist. Maghett moved to Chicago inwhere his guitar playing earned him bookings at blues clubs on the West Side.
They did not reach the record charts but had a profound influence, far beyond Chicago's guitarists and singers. He served six months in prison for desertion and received a dishonorable discharge. He successfully toured the U. Magic Sam's breakthrough performance was at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival in which won him many bookings in the U. His career was cut short when he suddenly died of a heart attack in December His guitar style, vocals, and songwriting have inspired and influenced many blues musicians.
This tune "All Your Love", he expressed with such an inspirational feeling with his high voice. You could always tell him, even from his introduction to the music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Magic Sam - All Your Love Sam.
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