Memphis Minnie Lyrics

Lyrics to Memphis Minnie

Memphis Minnie (June 3, 1897 – August 6, 1973) was an American blues guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. She was the only female blues artist who matched her male contemporaries as both a singer and an instrumentalist. Career Born Lizzie Douglas in Algiers, Louisiana, Minnie was one of the most influential and pioneering female blues musicians and guitarists of all time. She recorded for forty years, almost unheard of for any woman in show business at the time and unique among female blues artists. A...Read more »