Label: Black And Blue - 33551 • Series: The Blues Singers & Players Collection - Vol.12 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: France • Genre: Blues •
Murphy was born in Sunflower, Mississippiand was educated in Memphis, Tennesseewhere his father worked at the Peabody Hotel. Murphy learned to play guitar when he was a child.
In the s, Murphy associated with harmonica player James Cotton recording over six albums. Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi attended one of their performances and subsequently asked Murphy to join the touring band of The Blues Brothers. He performed with the Blues Brothers Band until the early s.
Murphy's signature guitar is manufactured by Cort Guitars. Most of these guitars have a sunburst or honey finish. They How Long Blues - Memphis Slim made of agathiswith a mahogany neck, and have two humbuckers and single volume and tone controls. This model was produced until ; 78 were sold, according to factory numbers.
Murphy was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in Murphy suffered a DJ 19 - Breakin Of The Dawn in the summer of but returned to perform a few years later. A month later they celebrated with an "open to How Long Blues - Memphis Slim public" reception at Fort Lauderdale, Floridawhich also doubled as a release party for the CD Last Call.
He resided in Miami until his death on June 15, from a heart attack, aged Way Down South was Murphy's debut solo album, first released in with Discovery. It included contributions by his brother Floyd, and remained his most critically acclaimed solo project.
The Blues Don't Bother Me! His nephew, Floyd Murphy, Jr. Reception was more mixed. Lucky Charm was Murphy's third solo album,    first released in with Roesch. All tracks are written by Matt "Guitar" Murphy . Last Call was Murphy's last solo album, released in with Bluzpik. With Sonny Boy Williamson. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Matt Murphy blues guitarist. Matt Murphy. Retrieved 15 June Retrieved All Music Guide to the Blues 3rd ed. Rolling Stone.
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