Margolin is currently on tour with The Last Waltz 40, a celebration of the original concert billed as The Band's last performance.
His life story reads like the blues version of a Grimm fairy tale...
"Well, blues is pretty much a part of everything that I do. ...That music is in my heart, and always will be."
"Well, I’ll tell you; sometimes life can throw you a curve. Take a swing. Who knows? You may hit a home run, but you got to stay in the game."
Tomorrow marks the 47th anniversary of the all-too-early death of a West Side Chicago guitar master. In honor of his gifted influence on the world of electric blues music, we offer 10 things you may not know about Samuel Maghett, better known to the world as Magic Sam.