J.B. Lenoir

Blues, Musical Artist

1929 – 1967

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Who was J.B. Lenoir?

J. B. Lenoir /ləˈnɔːr/ was an African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s and 1960s Chicago blues scene.

Although his name is sometimes mispronounced like the French "lan WAH", Lenoir himself pronounced his name a "la NOR". The initials "J.B." had no specific meaning; his given name was simply "J.B."

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Born
Mar 5, 1929
Monticello
Also known as
  • JB Lenoir
  • J. B. Lenoir
  • Lenoir, J.B.
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • France
Profession
Lived in
  • Mississippi
Died
Apr 29, 1967
Urbana

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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