Chicago blues legend Artie 'Blues Boy' White dies

April 21, 2013 9:09:33 PM PDT
Chicago blues legend Artie "Blues Boy" White has died at the age of 76.

White came to Chicago originally as part of a gospel music group but turned to a career as a blues musician starting in 1961. Along the way he performed with the likes of Buddy Guy, B.B. King and Koko Taylor.

He scored a hit in the 1970's with the song "Leanin' Tree."


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