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Billy Boy Arnold
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|Birth name||William Arnold|
|Born||September 16, 1935
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
William "Billy Boy" Arnold (born September 16, 1935) is an American blues harmonica player and singer-songwriter.
In the early 1950s, he joined forces with street musician Bo Diddley and played harmonica on the March 2, 1955 recording of the Bo Diddley song "I'm a Man" released by Checker Records.
Arnold signed a solo recording contract with Vee-Jay Records, recording the originals of "I Wish You Would" and "I Ain’t Got You".
- [ Arnold biography] at AllMusic
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Billy Boy Arnold performing at the International Jazz Festival in Wellington, New Zealand in 2006.
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