Eddie Kirkland

Eddie Kirkland Biography

American (Jamaican born) blues guitarist, harmonicist, singer and songwriter.

Played with : John Lee Hooker, King Curtis, Otis Redding (soul), Muddy Waters, Honeyboy Edwards and others.

Born : August 16, 1923 in Jamaica.

Died : February 27, 2011 in Crystal River, Florida. (car accident)

He began as a second guitar for John Lee Hooker in Detroit in 1948. From 1962, he became Otis Redding's guitarist and harmonica player then as a part of his show. He also recorded for King.

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