Jimmy Reed A personal story: My husband knew Jimmy. He would get so drunk, he couldn't remember the words to his songs. His wife would stand next to him on stage and when he'd forget the words, she would whisper them to him.
A great photograph full of Blues legends from the 1962 American Folk Blues Festival. From Left to Right: Memphis Slim, T-Bone Walker, Shakey Jake, Willie Dixon, Helen Humes, Sonny Terry, John Lee Hooker and Brownie McGhee. (photo by Heinz Wolf)