Jimmy Nelson


Jimmy Nelson | Bogfire.com | tc360

Singer and songwriter Jimmy “T99” Nelson was born on April 7, 1919 and died on July 29, 2007 of cancer. He took up blues music after seeing Big Joe Turner perform, in 1941. He is associated with Joe Liggins and Roy Milton. His Chess recording “Free and Easy Mind/Great big hunk of man” dates from 1955.


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