Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Electro-Fi Records released Billy Boy Arnold Sings Big Bill Broonzy, an album by Billy Boy Arnold, nominated for 2013 Blues Music Awards in Acoustic Album of the Year category.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Raisin' Records released Chicago Blues: A Living History - The (R)evolution Continues an album by Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell, and Carlos Johnson winner of 2012 Blues Music Awards in Traditional Blues Album Of The Year category. Album was also nominated for 2012 Blues Blast Music Awards in Traditional Blues CD category.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Raisin Music released Chicago Blues: A Living History, a 2009 Grammy nominated compilation album of Chicago Blues by Billy Boy Arnold, Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch & John Primer in Best Traditional Blues Album category.

Tuesday, April 10, 2001

Stony Plain released Boogie N Shuffle, an album by Billy Boy Arnold, nominated for 2002 W.C. Handy Blues Awards in Traditional Blues Album Of The Year category.

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Sunday, October 20, 1996

A benefit concert was held at Chicago's B.L.U.E.S. club to raise money to keep the "Blues Before Sunrise" show on the air, the line-up including artists like Billy Boy Arnold, Lurrie Bell, John Brim, Jimmy Burns, and many others.

Wednesday, October 5, 1977
Billy Boy Arnold recorded a session for BBC Radio 1 disc jockey John Peel.
Monday, December 30, 1963

Billy Boy Arnold recorded his album More Blues On The South Side for Prestige in Chicago, IL. The band consisted of himself on vocals and harmonica; Mighty Joe Young on guitar; Lafayette Leake on piano; Jerome Arnold on bass; and Junior Blackmon on drums.

Wednesday, March 2, 1955

Leonard Chess called Bo Diddley and Billy Boy Arnold and these two with Otis Spannjoining them on piano duly cut in Chess studios "I'm A Man" and "Bo Diddley" (former "Motherfucker").

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Wednesday, July 1, 1936
American Blues and soul singer and music producer who worked with Magic Sam, Billy Boy Arnold, Junior Wells and Howlin' Wolf, Syl Johnson was born Sylvester Thompson in Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Thursday, November 26, 1936

Blues bass player, brother of Blues harmonicist and singer Billy Boy Arnold, Jerome Arnold was born in Chicago, IL.