Song of the Day: Matt “Guitar” Murphy, “Murphy’s Boogie”

Matt "Guitar" Murphy, whose fame skyrocketed as a member of The Blues Brothers Band, was born on this day in 1988. In addition to The Blues Brothers, he also played with Memphis Slim, Howlin’ Wolf, Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy, Etta James, Otis Rush, and Sonny Boy Williamson II. In this clip from 1963, he’s backed by Willie Dixon on bass, Memphis Slim on piano, and Billy Stepney on drums.

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