Bertha “Chippie” Hill, circa 1946, photo by William Gottlieb.
Three Kings and a Queen: Bob Dylan, Victoria Spivey, John Hammond, and Big Joe Williams, 1962.
Willie Dixon, Memphis Slim, Jump Jackson and T-Bone Walker, Nervous. From American Folk Blues Festival, 1962.
Rare footage of the Poet Laureate of the Blues, Willie Dixon on guitar.
Willie Dixon, Weak Brain and a Narrow Mind.
John Lee Hooker, Maudie and Tupelo, from Rare Performances: 1960.
John Lee Hooker, It Serves Me Right to Suffer. From the Masters of Traditional American Music Series.
Paramount Race Records Christmas Promotion from Chicago Defender
Will the Coffin Be Your Santa Claus? Okeh Records promotional Ad from Chicago Defender
Hound Dog Taylor’s Left Hand.
Big Mama Thornton