Memphis Minnie

Blues, Musical Artist

1897 – 1973

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Who was Memphis Minnie?

Lizzie Douglas, known as Memphis Minnie, was a blues guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter whose recording career lasted from the 1920s to the 1950s. She recorded around 200 songs, some of the best known being "Bumble Bee", "Nothing in Rambling", and "Me and My Chauffeur Blues". Her performances and songwriting made her well known in a genre dominated mostly by men. She died on August 6, 1973, in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Born
Jun 3, 1897
Algiers, New Orleans
Also known as
  • Memphis Minnie McCoy
  • Memphis Mini
  • Minnie McCoy
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Aug 6, 1973
Memphis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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