Big Bill Broonzy

Born on June 26, 1893 in Scott County, Mississippi. Died on August 15, 1958, Chicago.In the 1930’s Broonzy became known as one of the major artist on the Chicago Blues scene. During this time he performed with other top blues artists in Chicago such as l Memphis Minnie, Tampa Red, Jazz Gillum, Lonnie Johnson, and John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson. In 1938, Broonzy performed at John Hammond’s famous ...more

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