Big Mama Thornton

Born: December 11, 1926
Montgomery, AL, USA
Died: July 25, 1984

Instruments Played / Skills:
Songwriter Vocals Drums Harmonica

Female Blues

Big Mama Thornton Has Worked With:
Johnny Otis Victoria Spivey

Big Mama Thornton Was Influenced By:
Billie Holiday Memphis Minnie Ma Rainey Bessie Smith

Artists That Were Influenced By Big Mama Thornton:
Etta James Candye Kane Jimmy Liggins Elvis Presley Koko Taylor Lavelle White
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"As soon as I put a guitar in my hands I have no control. I mean, I just go nuts."

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