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ChristineBCW

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Matt "Guitar" Murphy, age 88
« on: June 16, 2018, 07:34:56 PM »
Matt Murphy, born in 1929, died Friday at age 88.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/matt-guitar-murphy-dead-blues-brothers-guitarist-was-88-1120731

"Murphy was a veteran of the Chicago blues scene in the 1940s and '50s, and worked with a wide variety of artists, including Ike Turner, Etta James, James Cotton, Willie Dixon, and Sonny Boy Williamson. But he is best known as Aretha Franklin's soul food chef husband and band guitarist in the 1980 classic comedy The Blues Brothers."

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Re: Matt "Guitar" Murphy, age 88
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2018, 10:07:05 PM »
Sad to hear. Very talented musician.
Paul