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Session 19 June 21 2012

Delbert McClinton

Delbert McClinton was born November 4, 1940 in Lubbock Texas and is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.Active as a side-man since 1962 and as a band leader since 1972, he has recorded for several major record label albums, and charted singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Mainstream Rock Tracks, and Hot Country Songs charts. On a tour to the United Kingdom, McClinton instructed John Lennon on the finer points of blues harmonica playingEmmylou Harris had a No. 1 hit in 1978 with McClinton’s composition “Two More Bottles of Wine,” and his “B Movie Boxcar Blues” was covered on the first The Blues Brothers album, Briefcase Full of Blues

His highest-peaking single was “Tell Me About It”, a 1992 duet with Tanya Tucker which reached No. 4 on the Country chart. He has also had four albums that made it to No. 1 on the U.S. Blues chart, and another that reached #2.

McClinton’s 1980 album, The Jealous Kind, contained his only Top 40 hit single, “Givin’ It Up for Your Love”, which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. After an inactive period during much of the 1980s, He won a 1991 Grammy Award for his duet with Bonnie Raitt, “Good Man, Good Woman”In 2006, McClinton won a Grammy Award for his album The Cost of Living in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category.He was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame, in March 2011.

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Session 19 June 21 2012

Delbert McClinton

Delbert McClinton was born November 4, 1940 in Lubbock Texas and is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.Active as a side-man since 1962 and as a band leader since 1972, he has recorded for several major record label albums, and charted singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Mainstream Rock Tracks, and Hot Country Songs charts. On a tour to the United Kingdom, McClinton instructed John Lennon on the finer points of blues harmonica playingEmmylou Harris had a No. 1 hit in 1978 with McClinton’s composition “Two More Bottles of Wine,” and his “B Movie Boxcar Blues” was covered on the first The Blues Brothers album, Briefcase Full of Blues

His highest-peaking single was “Tell Me About It”, a 1992 duet with Tanya Tucker which reached No. 4 on the Country chart. He has also had four albums that made it to No. 1 on the U.S. Blues chart, and another that reached #2.

McClinton’s 1980 album, The Jealous Kind, contained his only Top 40 hit single, “Givin’ It Up for Your Love”, which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. After an inactive period during much of the 1980s, He won a 1991 Grammy Award for his duet with Bonnie Raitt, “Good Man, Good Woman”In 2006, McClinton won a Grammy Award for his album The Cost of Living in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category.He was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame, in March 2011.

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Session 19 June 21 2012

Delbert McClinton

Delbert McClinton was born November 4, 1940 in Lubbock Texas and is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.Active as a side-man since 1962 and as a band leader since 1972, he has recorded for several major record label albums, and charted singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Mainstream Rock Tracks, and Hot Country Songs charts. On a tour to the United Kingdom, McClinton instructed John Lennon on the finer points of blues harmonica playingEmmylou Harris had a No. 1 hit in 1978 with McClinton’s composition “Two More Bottles of Wine,” and his “B Movie Boxcar Blues” was covered on the first The Blues Brothers album, Briefcase Full of Blues

His highest-peaking single was “Tell Me About It”, a 1992 duet with Tanya Tucker which reached No. 4 on the Country chart. He has also had four albums that made it to No. 1 on the U.S. Blues chart, and another that reached #2.

McClinton’s 1980 album, The Jealous Kind, contained his only Top 40 hit single, “Givin’ It Up for Your Love”, which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. After an inactive period during much of the 1980s, He won a 1991 Grammy Award for his duet with Bonnie Raitt, “Good Man, Good Woman”In 2006, McClinton won a Grammy Award for his album The Cost of Living in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category.He was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame, in March 2011.

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Session 19 June 21 2012

Delbert McClinton

Delbert McClinton was born November 4, 1940 in Lubbock Texas and is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.Active as a side-man since 1962 and as a band leader since 1972, he has recorded for several major record label albums, and charted singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Mainstream Rock Tracks, and Hot Country Songs charts. On a tour to the United Kingdom, McClinton instructed John Lennon on the finer points of blues harmonica playingEmmylou Harris had a No. 1 hit in 1978 with McClinton’s composition “Two More Bottles of Wine,” and his “B Movie Boxcar Blues” was covered on the first The Blues Brothers album, Briefcase Full of Blues

His highest-peaking single was “Tell Me About It”, a 1992 duet with Tanya Tucker which reached No. 4 on the Country chart. He has also had four albums that made it to No. 1 on the U.S. Blues chart, and another that reached #2.

McClinton’s 1980 album, The Jealous Kind, contained his only Top 40 hit single, “Givin’ It Up for Your Love”, which peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. After an inactive period during much of the 1980s, He won a 1991 Grammy Award for his duet with Bonnie Raitt, “Good Man, Good Woman”In 2006, McClinton won a Grammy Award for his album The Cost of Living in the Best Contemporary Blues Album category.He was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame, in March 2011.

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