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 Samuel “Magic Sam” Maghett

Samuel “Magic Sam” Maghett

Birth
Grenada, Grenada County, Mississippi, USA
Death 1 Dec 1969 (aged 32)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section D, Lot 106, Grave 3, Look for the 'Graham' marker nearby
Memorial ID 4161 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Dec 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4161
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel “Magic Sam” Maghett (14 Feb 1937–1 Dec 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4161, citing Restvale Cemetery, Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .