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Memphis Minnie McCoy
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Vocalist
    (June 3, 1897-August 6, 1973)
    Born in Algiers, Louisiana
    Birth name was Lizzie Douglas
    Recorded 'Keep On Eatin',' 'Black Cat Blues' and 'Hoodoo Lady'
    She ran away from home at thirteen.
    She married three times.
    Her specialty was 'gut-bucket blues,' featuring raunchy lyrics.
    One of her more famous songs was 'Down In The Alley' about a hooker servicing johns in an alley.
    She was a pioneering woman blues musician.
    She recorded for over forty years.
    She was one of the first blues musicians to play the electric guitar.
    Led Zeppelin recorded a cover version of her 1929 single, 'When the Levee Breaks.'

Credit: Black Chic


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