Papa Lightfoot

Big John Wrencher Gary Primich James Cotton Blues Band

Papa Lightfoot (March 2, 1924 – November 28, 1971), born George Lightfoot, was an American blues musician. Born in Natchez, Mississippi, he recorded several sessions in his late twenties – for Peacock Records in 1949 (which were never issued), Sultan Records in 1950, Aladdin Records in 1952, and Imperial Records in 1954. After final singles for Savoy Records in 1955 and Excello Records in 1956, Lightfoot quit recording, still an obscure Southern blues harmonica player. Read more on