Little Sammy Davis November 28, 1928 – February 16, 2018

Little Sammy Davis (November 28, 1928 – February 16, 2018) was an American blues musician based in New York’s Hudson Valley. His music career began in the 1940s, but he was not widely known until the mid-1990s, when he began working in radio, singing, performing on tour, and recording studio album..
Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, Davis traveled with medicine shows and played with blues musicians such as Pinetop Perkins and Ike Turner. He spent a total of nine years on the road with Earl Hooker, including with the short-lived band of Hooker, Turner, Perkins and Albert King, Davis and Hooker recorded four sides for Henry Stone’s Rockin’ label in 1952 and 1953, billed as Little Sam Davis

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