Sonny Boy Williamson II

Alex or Aleck Miller, known later in his career as Sonny Boy Williamson, was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter. He was an early and influential blues harp stylist who recorded successfully in the 1950s and 1960s. Miller used various names, including Rice Miller and Little Boy Blue, before calling himself Sonny Boy Williamson, which was also the name of a popular Chicago blues singer and harmonica player. To distinguish the two, Miller has been referred to as Sonny Boy Williamson II.
He first recorded with Elmore James on "Dust My Broom". Some of his popular songs include "Don't Start Me Talkin'", "Help Me", "Checkin' Up on My Baby", and "Bring It On Home". He toured Europe with the American Folk Blues Festival and recorded with English rock musicians, including the Yardbirds, the Animals, and Jimmy Page. "Help Me" became a blues standard, and many blues and rock artists have recorded his songs.

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Top SongsAlbum
23 Hours Too Long (Live)Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds (Live)5:15
Out Of The Water Coast (Live)Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds (Live)3:12
Mister Downchild (Live)Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds (Live)4:12
Bye Bye Bird (Live)Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds (Live)2:45
I Don’t Care No More (Live)Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds (Live)3:23
Pontiac Blues (Live)Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds (Live)3:59
Take It Easy Baby (Live)Sonny Boy Williamson & The Yardbirds (Live)4:17
Blue Bird BluesSonny Boy Williamson3:07
Sonny Boy's Christmas BluesKing Biscuit Time2:37
Miss Louisa Blues (Remastered - 1996)The Bluebird Recordings 1937-19383:02
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