Sonny Boy Williamson II

Born: 
03/11/1908
City: 
Tallahatchie County
Region: 
MS
Country: 
USA
Died: 
05/25/1965
Years Active: 
1930's-1965
Instruments: 
Harmonica, Vocals

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Sonny Boy Williamson II (born Aleck Ford Miller) was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter. He is acknowledged as one of the most charismatic and influential blues musicians, with considerable prowess on the harmonica and highly creative songwriting skills. He recorded successfully in the 1950s and 1960s, and had a direct influence on later blues and rock performers.