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Junior Parker

Junior Parker

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birthday
27th
March, 1932
Death
18th
November, 1971
Birth Place
Near Bobo, Coahoma County, Mississippi, U.S.
Birth Sign
aries
Biography

Herman “Junior” Parker (March 27, 1932 – November 18, 1971) was an American Memphis blues singer and musician. He is best remembered for his voice which has been described as “honeyed” and “velvet-smooth”. One music journalist noted, “For years Junior Parker deserted downhome harmonica blues for uptown blues-soul music”.
In 2001, he was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. Parker is also inducted into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

instruments played
Harmonica
Vocals
Also Known As

Little Junior Parker

Associated Acts

The Blue Flames Pat Hare Ike Turner

Birth Name

Herman Parker, Jr.

Genres

Blues soul blues

Labels

Modern Sun Duke Mercury Capitol Minit

Years Active

1951 1971

Name

Junior Parker

Nationality

United States of America

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