Polly Put Your Kettle On, Sonny Boy Williamson (1947) Williamson’s final recording session took place in Chicago in December 1947, in which he accompanied Big Joe Williams. On June 1, 1948, Williamson was killed in a robbery on Chicago’s South Side as he walked home from a performance at the Plantation Club. After his death, Alex “Rice” Miller stole the name for his own performances and recordings.
Tough summer job: Mail Boat Jumping.
Kid wore an I Voted For Joe Biden t-shirt & got reactions.
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