Sam Myers

Vocals, Harmonica

Date of Birth:  February 19, 1936    Laurel, MS

Date of Death:  July 17, 2006    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery

                         CR 16

                         Paulding, MS 39348

Has Marker:  Unknown

Grave Location:  Unknown

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Down Home In Mississippi, TJ Records (TJ 1030)

Mississippi Delta Blues, TJ Records (TJ 1040)

Coming From The Old School, Electro-Fi Records (E-Fi 3383)

Sam Myers And Anson Funderburgh, My Love Is Here To Stay, Black Top Records (BT 1032)

Anson Funderburgh And The Rockets Featuring Sam Myers - Live At The Grand Emporium, Black Top Records (BT 1111)

Anson Funderburgh & Sam Myers, That's What They Want, Black Top Records (BT 1140)

Anson Funderburgh And The Rockets Featuring Sam Myers - Change In My Pocket, Bullseye Blues & Jazz (1166195732)

Papa Lightfoot & Sammy Myers -  Blues Harmonica Wizards, Official (5254)

Hash Brown's Texas Blues Revue, Cannonball Records (CBD 29108)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But the Blues. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Govenar, Alan. Meeting the Blues – The Rise of the Texas Sound. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.

Friedman, Josh Alan. Tell The Truth Until They Bleed – Coming Clean in the Dirty World of Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll.  New York: Backbeat

    Books, 2008.

Harris, Sheldon. Blues Who’s Who. New York: Da Capo Press, 1979.

Herzhaft, Gérard. Encyclopedia of the Blues (Second Edition). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Koster, Rick. Texas Music. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.

Larkin, Colin. The Virgin Encyclopedia Of The Blues. London: Virgin Books, 1998.

Myers, Sam and Jeff Horton. Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006.

Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).

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