Lowell Fulson

Lowell Fulsom | LP sleeve | tc024

Lowell Fulson was born on March 31, 1921 and died on March 7, 1999 of heart failure. He was one of the key West Coast blues players of his generation. On some labels his surname is credited as Fulsom. Fulson was born on a Choctaw reservation in Oklahoma.

“Reconsider Baby” was recorded for Checker Records in 1954, recorded in Dallas under Stan Lewis’ supervision with a saxophone section that included David “Fathead” Newman on tenor and Leroy Cooper on baritone. Jackie Brenston played in Fulson’s band between 1952 and 1954.

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