Eddie Taylor Jr

Eddie Taylor Jr. was born in Chicago. His father, Eddie Taylor Senior, played blues guitar and sang mainly in Chicago and was for many years a valued sideman in Jimmy Reed’s band. Taylor Jr. also took up guitar, teaching himself to play on an old instrument discarded by his father.

Playing and singing contemporary Chicago blues, Eddie Jr. gradually developed his own name and reputation, building a repertoire that owes much to the traditions of the place and genre.