Carey Bell

Carey Bell

Birth
Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi, USA
Death 6 May 2007 (aged 70)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 19293875 · View Source
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Blues Musician. Born Carey Bell Harrington. He was a harmonica player and major influence on the Chicago blues scene for over six decades. Inspired by musician Louis Jordan, he began his career during the 1950s, later performing and recording with Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon. Some of his notable albums include "Carey Bell's Blues Harp", (1969), "Last Night", (1973), "Heartaches and Pain", (1977), "Harpslinger", (1988) and "Second Nature", (2004). He died of heart failure.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 8 May 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19293875
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carey Bell (14 Nov 1936–6 May 2007), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19293875, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .