Sonny Terry

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Blues singer Saunders Terrell (Sonny Terry) was born on 24 October 1911 and died on 11 March 1986 of natural causes. He became blind following an injury in his teenage years. His name is forever linked with that of Walter Brown “Brownie” McGhee, due to their long standing collaboration.

Brownie McGhee, born on November 30, 1915, died on February 16, 1996.

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