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J.B. Lenoir

J.B. Lenoir

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birthday
5th
March, 1929
Death
29th
April, 1967
Birth Place
Monticello, Mississippi, United States
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

J. B. Lenoir /l ‘n :r/ (March 5, 1929 – April 29, 1967) was an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the Chicago blues scene in the 1950s and 1960s.
His surname, which is French, is sometimes pronounced as the French “L’n WAHR”, but he pronounced it “La NOR”. His given name simply was J. B.; the letters are not initials.

instruments played
Guitar
Harmonica
Vocals
Associated Acts

Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Minnie, Big Maceo Merriweather, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Elmore James, Sunnyland Slim, J. T. Brown

Birth Name

J. B. Lenoir

Genres

Chicago blues, blues

Labels

Parrot, Chess, Checker, J.O.B., USA,Vee-Jay

Years Active

1950s 1967

Name

J.B. Lenoir

Nationality

France, United States of America

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