Jay's Chicago

Barrelhouse Chuck

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 7 | 4m 45s

In 2016, the music world lost longtime Chicago Bluesman Barrelhouse Chuck to cancer. He was just 58. I had the pleasure of visiting Chuck a few months earlier. He was pretty weak, but managed to tell me his story and even sit down at the piano for awhile. Chuck was not only a great Chicago bluesman, he may also have been the genre's biggest fan.

Aired: 02/15/19

Rating: NR

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