Personalities | Meade ‘Lux’ Lewis | Thirties | Jazz & Blues
Born in Chicago and inspired by Jimmy Yancey, Meade Anderson ‘Lux’ Lewis recorded an early boogie-woogie masterpiece, ‘Honky Tonk Train Blues’, for Paramount in 1927 (the song was also recorded for Parlophone, 1935 and Victor, 1937). He recorded for Decca in 1936 (‘Yancey Special’) and Vocalion, Blue Note and Solo Art throughout 1941, almost always as a soloist or with Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson. He recorded for many other labels between 1944–61.
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