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Samuel "Magic Sam" Maghett
Birth: Feb. 14, 1937
Death: Dec. 1, 1969

Blues musician. In 1950 he relocated from his birth place Mississippi Delta, Grenada, Mississippi to Chicago, Illinois. His singles from 1957 to 1959: "All Your Love", "Easy Baby" and "She Belongs to Me". In 1963 he recorded and gained national attention for his recording "Fellin' Good (We're Gonna Boogie) ". He recorded and produced "West Side Soul" and "Black Magic" in 1967. He performed with such greats as: B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Big Mama Thornton, Big Joe Williams, Otis Rush and Freddy King; his performance at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival won him many bookings here in the United States and Europe. His "Sweet Home Chicago" which was performed by the Blues Brothers was dedicated to Magic Sam. Magic Sam died of a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois.
 (bio by: Babe) 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Restvale Cemetery
Alsip
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 106, Grave 3, Look for the 'Graham' marker nearby
 
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Record added: Dec 13, 1998
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Samuel Magic Sam Maghett
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