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Encyclopedia > Paul Oscher

Paul Oscher (born April 5, 1950) [1] is an American blues singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern that typically follows a twelve-bar structure. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ...

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Background

Oscher was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is married to Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... Suzan-Lori Parks (1964 - ) is an African-American playwright and novelist. ...


Career

His career as a musician began at the age of fifteen when he played for the musician, Little Jimmy Mae.


Oscher was a member of the Muddy Waters Blues Band from 1967-1972. [2] McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1915 or 1913 – April 30, 1983), better known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician and is generally considered the father of Chicago blues. ...


Awards

2006 Blues Music Awards:

  • "Acoustic Artist Of The Year"
  • "Acoustic Album Of The Year"

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