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Brownie McGhee (1915–1996)

Brownie McGhee was born on November 30, 1915 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA as Walter McGhee. He died on February 16, 1996 in Oakland, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2012 House at the End of the Street (performer: "Crazy 'Bout You Baby")
 2008 Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti - A Classic Album Under Review (Video documentary) (writer: "Penicillin Blues")
 2007 Superbad (performer: "Dangerous Woman (With A 45 In Her Hand)")
 2005 Guy X (performer: "Lonesome Day") / (writer: "Lonesome Day")
  The Blues (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode, 2003) (performer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Warming by the Devil's Fire (2003) ... (writer: "Key to the Highway" - as Walter B. McGhee)
- The Soul of a Man (2003) ... (performer: "John Henry")
 2003 The Soul of a Man (Documentary) (performer: "John Henry")
  Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- The National Pastime (1994) ... (performer: "Baseball Boogie") / (writer: "Baseball Boogie")
 1991 Dogfight (performer: "GUITAR HIGHWAY") / (writer: "GUITAR HIGHWAY")
 1990 A Matter of Degrees (performer: "Blue Feeling") / (writer: "Blue Feeling")
 1989 Matlock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Blues Singer (1989) ... (performer: "The Midnight Special", "The Bluesman")
 1987 Adventures in Babysitting (lyrics: "Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock-n-Roll" - as McGhee) / (music: "Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock-n-Roll" - as McGhee)
 1987 Angel Heart ("Rainy Rainy Day")
 1983 Get Crazy (writer: "The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock and Roll" - as B. McGhee)
 1979 The Jerk (performer: "Pick A Bale Of Cotton" - as Brownie McGee)
  Whistle Test (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1973) (writer - 1 episode, 1973)
- Episode dated 17 July 1973 (1973) ... (performer: "That's Why I'm Walking", "Sonny's Things", "Walk On") / (writer: "That's Why I'm Walking", "Walk On")
 1965 Dave's Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1965) ... (performer: "Midnight Special", "Talking Harmonica Blues", "Pick Bale O' Cotton")
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Other Works:

CD (with Sonny Terry): "Blowin' the Fuses--Golden Classics" (VCL) See more »

Alternate Names:

Brownie McGee | Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
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Trivia:

Brother of Stick McGhee.

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Sagittarius

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