Blind Jim Brewer
Born October 3, 1920 in Brookhaven, Mississippi
Died June 03, 1988, Chicago, Illinois
1940: Moved to Chicago with his family. Performed regularly on Maxwell Street singing both blues and religious songs.
Early 1960s: performed at blues and folk festivals; a regular performer at the "No Exit Cafe" into the early '70s.
1970: appeared in the documentary film "Blues Like Showers of Rain"
Performed until his death in 1988