Big Daddy Wilson (USA)
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BIG DADDY WILSON, singer, songwriter from Edenton, North Carolina, USA.
Wilson left Carolina back in 1979, joined the US Army and shortly thereafter was sent to Germany. He proudly served his country for 7 years.
Now check this out! After his service he decided to stay in Germany - that is where Wilson for the first time was introduced to this beautiful music called the “Blues“. “I didn’t know anything about the Blues, I didn’t know what it was, but it was mixed in my blood, ‘cause it was calling my name LOUD and CLEAR.” Wilson answered that call, and he's been singing the Blues ever since that night. Yes, Wilson met the Blues in a small, smokey club in North Germany.
During the past 20 plus years, Wilson toured all over the world. In over 15 different countries he had the privilege to sing his songs in many clubs, theaters, festivals, radio and TV.
2004 Wilson was invited to sing for the grand opening of Wim Wenders movie “Soul of a Man“.
2010 1. Place German Blues Challenge “ Best Blues Band “ .
2012 Wilson was honored with the keys of the city when he returned back to his hometown Edenton, North Carolina, USA. Sept 13th 2012 was declared as a " Big Daddy Wilson Day " by the mayor of Edenton.
2013 “I’m Your Man“ Best Blues Album in Germany 2013 “I’m Your Man“ 2.Place Académie du Jazz / France
2014 BiG Blues Award – Best Blues Artist „ Blues in Germany”- Acoustic