John Cephas ( Washington DC , September 4th 1930 - March 4th 2009 ) was an American blues guitarist . Along with harmonica player Phil Wiggins, he formed the duo Cephas & Wiggins .

The two met each other during a jam session in 1977 and played together in Wilbert "Big Chief" Ellis' band. Their first album dates from 1981 and was the beginning of a whole series.Cephas was in 1989, the National Heritage Fellowship .

Discography edit ]Edit

  • Living Country Blues USA Vol. 1 (L & R, 1981)
  • Bitter Sweet Blues (L & R, 1984)
  • Let It Roll: Bowling Green (Marimac Records, 1985)
  • Dog Days of August (Flying Fish Records, 1986)
  • Guitar Man (Flying Fish, 1987)
  • Walking Blues (Marimac, 1988)
  • Flip, Flop & Fly (Flying Fish, 1992)
  • Bluesmen (Chesky Records, 1993)
  • Cool Down (Alligator Records, 1996)
  • Goin 'Down the Road Feelin' Bad (Evidence Records, 1998)
  • Homemade (Alligator, 1999)
  • From Richmond to Atlanta (Rounder Records, 2000)
  • Somebody Told the Truth (Alligator, 2002)
  • Shoulder to Shoulder (Alligator, 2006)

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