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BIG MACEO MERRIWEATHER

SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Major Merriweather
 
 
Description: Pianist, US
Known For: He Charted with "Worried Life" in the forties.
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Blues
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.cascadeblues.org/History/MaceoMerriweather.htm
 
Date Born: 13th March 1905
Location Born: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
 
Date Died: 26th February 1953
Location Died: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Stroke
Memorial: His body was returned to his home in Detroit for burial five days later.
 
Summary: Big Maceo Merriweather was a rising star whose time was dramatically taken from him much too early. His legacy continues though and may be heard in the playing of most Blues pianists today. "Worried Life Blues" also keeps his flame alive; artists such as Eric Clapton.
 
 
 
 
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