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Kim Wilson is a blues singer and harmonica player. The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. ... A harmonica A harmonica is a very common free reed musical wind instrument (also known, among other things, as a mouth organ, French harp,tin sandwhich, blues harp, simply harp, or Mississippi saxophone), having multiple, variably-tuned brass or bronze reeds, each secured at one end over an airway slot...


He was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1951, but he grew up in California. He started with blues in the late 60's and was tutored by people like George Smith, Luther Tucker and Peewee Crayton. Before he moved to Austin, Texas in 1974, he was the leader of a band in Minneapolis. In Austin he formed The Fabulous Thunderbirds with guitarist Jimmie Vaughan. City nickname: The Motor City, Motown Official website: http://www. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... State nickname: The Golden State Official languages English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 4. ... The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... The name George Smith refers to a number of people: George Smith, former valet and footman to Charles, Prince of Wales George Smith, Victorian Assyriologist George Smith, founder of the Glenlivet Distillery in Ballindalloch, Scotland George Smith southeast London architect George Smith, Republican representative for Pennsylvania (1809-1812) George Smith... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... The Fabulous Thunderbirds are a blues-rock band, formed in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... A guitar is a stringed musical instrument. ... Jimmie Vaughan (born in March 21, 1951 in Dallas, Texas) is an American blues guitarist and singer. ...


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Kim Wilson is a blues singer and harmonica player, best known for having sung lead vocals on two big hit songs of the 80s with the The Fabulous Thunderbirds, "Tuff Enough" and "Wrap It Up".
Wilson was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1951, but he grew up in California.
Wilson continues to perform up to 300 dates per year in America, Europe and elsewhere.
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