And This is Maxwell Street


Jimmy Brewer

Jimmy Brewer


James Brewer
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

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