Sam Lay

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Sam Lay
Born(1935-03-20)March 20, 1935
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
DiedJanuary 29, 2022(2022-01-29) (aged 86)
GenresChicago blues, jazz, rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsDrums, vocals
Years active1957–2022
Websitesamlayinbluesland.com

Samuel L. Lay (March 20, 1935 – January 29, 2022) was an American drummer and singer. He performed from the late 1950s as a blues and R&B musician. He performed with Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf and Paul Butterfield. He was added into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.

Lay died on January 29, 2022, at the age of 86.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. O'Donnell, Maureen (January 31, 2022). "Legendary Drummer Sam Lay Dead at 86", Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved January 31, 2022