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Lay, Sam

LC control no.n 88638599
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Personal name headingLay, Sam
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Variant(s)Lay, Samuel
Lay, Sammy
See alsoCorporate body: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
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Birth date1935-03-20
Death date2022-01-29
Place of birthBirmingham (Ala.)
Place of deathChicago (Ill.)
Field of activityBlues (Music)
Profession or occupationBlues musicians
Found inSiegel, C. Siegel/Schwall, the reunion concert [SR] p1988: container (Sam Lay, drums)
Best of the blues, 1959-68 [SR] p2001: container (Samuel Lay)
All Music Guide WWW site, Aug. 23, 2001 (Sam Lay; aka Sammy Lay; b. Mar. 20, 1935, Birmingham, AL; blues drummer)
New York times WWW site, February 7, 2022 (in obituary dated February 5, 2022: Sam Lay; born Samuel Julian Lay, March 20, 1935, in Birmingham; died January 29, in Chicago; powerful and virtuosic drummer who played and recorded with Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, was a founding member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and backed Bob Dylan when he went electric at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965)