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Wells performing at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, 1996
|Birth name||Amos Wells Blakemore Jr.|
|Born||December 9, 1934|
|Origin||Memphis, Tennessee or West Memphis, Arkansas|
|Died||January 15, 1998
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Years active||1950s – 1997|
|Labels||States, Chief, Profile, Delmark, Vanguard, Telarc|
|Associated acts||The Aces
Junior Wells Chicago Blues Band
Junior Wells (Amos Wells Blakemore Jr.'; December 9, 1934 – January 15, 1998), born Amos Wells Blakemore Jr., was an American Chicago blues vocalist, harmonica player, and recording artist. Wells was best known for his performances and recordings with Muddy Waters, Earl Hooker and Buddy Guy. He also performed with Bonnie Raitt, The Rolling Stones, and Van Morrison.
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