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Snooky Pryor from Mississippi to Chicago

Snooky Pryor from Mississippi to Chicago

Snooky Pryor was born in Lambert Mississippi 1921 and became a legend when he moved to Chicago, a great singer and harmonica player.

He started playing the harp at age of fourteen alongside childhood friend Jimmy Rogers. He listened to local musicians, the Radioshow King Biscuit Time broadcasted from Helena Arkansas. John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson learned Snooky how to play the Harmonica when he moved to Chicago.

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