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Browsing: Big George Brock
One of the mightiest bluesmen I’ve ever known has passed, just a month shy of his 88th birthday. The Mississippi-born gentleman of the blues: Big George Brock.
Big George Brock died Friday morning at his home after an extended illness. He was just a month shy of his 88th birthday.
Ronnie Baker Brooks, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Big George Brock, and other blues greats graced a new venue at Saint Louis Bluesweek to play a grab-bag of blues styles to the sweet smell of BBQ and a beautiful, unmatched backdrop.
Mavis Staples, Trombone Shorty, Big George Brock and Mud Morganfield are among the performers…