Meade Lux Lewis

Albert Ammons Amos Milburn Big Maceo Jimmy Yancey Pete Johnson

Meade Anderson "Lux" Lewis (1905 - 1964) was a United States pianist and composer noted for his work in the Boogie Woogie style. His best known work, "Honky Tonk Train Blues" is considered one of the first rock and roll records, and has been recorded by many players, including Oscar Peterson and Keith Emerson. Lewis was born in Chicago, Illinois in September of 1905 (September 3rd, 4th, and 13th are given as his birthdate in various sources). In his youth he was influenced by pianist Jimmy Yancey. Read more on

Meade Lux Lewis / Albert Ammons / Pete Johnson / Jimmy Yancey
Masters of Boogie Piano: Five Classic Albums Plus
Album (2013)
Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis & Pete Johnson
The Boogie Woogie Trio, Volumes 1 & 2
Album (2004)
Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis
The First Day
Album (1992)
Meade Lux Lewis
Barrel House Piano
Album (1992)
Meade Lux Lewis
The Blues Piano Artistry of Meade Lux Lewis
Album (1990)