Sunnyland Slim

Albert Luandrew (September 5, 1906 – March 17, 1995), known as Sunnyland Slim, was an American blues pianist who was born in the Mississippi Delta and moved to Chicago, helping to make that city a center of postwar blues. The Chicago broadcaster and writer Studs Terkel said Sunnyland Slim was "a living piece of our folk history, gallantly and eloquently carrying on in the old tradition."

Birth and Death Data: Born September 5th, 1906 (Vance), Died March 17th, 1995 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 82469 3/13/1952 Fishin' blues Tony Hollins instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82470 3/13/1952 I'll get a break Tony Hollins instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82471 3/13/1952 Wine-o-woman Tony Hollins instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 82472 3/13/1952 Crawlin' king snake Tony Hollins instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sunnyland Slim," accessed June 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345865.

Sunnyland Slim. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345865.

"Sunnyland Slim." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/345865

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