Lefty Bates (March 9, 1920 – April 7, 2007) was an American Chicago blues guitarist. He led the Lefty Bates Combo and worked with the El Dorados, the Flamingos, Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Etta James, the Aristo-Kats, the Hi-De-Ho Boys, the Moroccos, and the Impressions. A regular on the Chicago blues scene, his major work was as a session musician on a multitude of recordings made in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Australian Jazz Quartet, also known as the Australian Jazz Quintet, was a jazz group active in the 1950s, best known for collaborations with Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan and Carmen McRae.
Brook Benton, born Benjamin Franklin Peay, (September 19, 1931 – April 9, 1988) was an American singer and songwriter who was popular with rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and pop music audiences during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Autographed Brook Benton, Harsh Collection
Fats Domino (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American singer and pianist. Fats Domino was a rhythm-and-blues star who became one of the first rock-and-roll stars and who helped define the New Orleans sound.
William Ballard Doggett- (February 16, 1916 – November 13, 1996) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues pianist and organist. He is best known for his compositions “Honky Tonk” and “Hippy Dippy”, and variously working with the Ink Spots, Johnny Otis, Wynonie Harris, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Jordan.
Herman “Junior” Parker (March 27, 1932 – November 18, 1971) was born
Near Bobo, Coahoma County, Mississippi. He was an American Memphis blues singer and musician. He is best remembered for his unique voice, which has been described as “honeyed” and “velvet-smooth”. One music journalist noted, “For years Junior Parker deserted down home harmonica blues for uptown blues-soul music”. In 2001, he was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. (Wikipedia)