RIP BIg Jack Johnson?

Chuck Winans chuckone@SBCGLOBAL.NET
Sun Mar 13 13:53:53 EDT 2011


Thank you all for the confirmation I had been dreading.  Farewell to the last of the Jelly Roll Kings.  Goodbye to a giant in many more ways than one.



On Mar 13, 2011, at 12:26 PM, Jimmy Jacobs <jacobslawoffice@GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> I just received a confirmation.  Furneral is likely to be Thursday,
> So sorry that he is gone.
> 
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Ricky Stevens <deltabluz@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Supposedly it was announced during the GZ live feed last night.  I'm trying to confirm with the family.
>> 
>> Ricky Stevens
>> 
>> Arkabutla, Mississippi
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 12:39:31 -0400
>>> From: maxdog-blues-l@COMCAST.NET
>>> Subject: Re: RIP BIg Jack Johnson?
>>> To: BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM
>>> 
>>> Well, there are other Jack Johnson's. One, the boxer, has been dead for
>>> a long time and the other, the younger white musician is too popular
>>> that it wouldn't be in all the news media. I assume Dick was referring
>>> to Big Jack Johnson and he's very sensitive about other people's
>>> feelings when it comes to things like this to not have some convincing
>>> evidence.
>>> 
>>> There's nothing on Big Jack's web site (http://www.bigjackjohnson.com)
>>> nor Super Chikan's or Ground Zero's or the Clarksdale Press Register's
>>> site. He would be 70 years old (born July 30, 1940).
>>> --
>>> Walter
>>> 
>>> On 3/13/2011 10:50 AM, Jimmy Jacobs wrote:
>>>> Dick has posted on fb, but I can't find any other reference on the
>>>> net. I hope it's just a rumour.
>>>> 
>>>> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 8:05 AM, Chuck Winans<chuckone@sbcglobal.net>  wrote:
>>>>> I've received word that Big Jack Johnson has died but do not have any confirmation.  Can anyone on Blues-L confirm?
>>> 
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