Chicago Blues drummer Sam Lay dies

Chicago Blues drummer Sam Lay dies

CHICAGO: Chicago Blues lead drummer and singer Sam Lay has died at the age of 86 from old age.

According to a statement by Alligator Records on Monday, Lay died at a seniors care center in Chicago on Saturday.

Lay is best known as the drummer in the songs Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf sung by Bob Dylan.

The late was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame list in 2015 while a member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

He began his career as a professional musician in Cleveland around the 1950s.

Lay leaves a daughter, Debbie, four grandchildren and three great -grandchildren.

-Astro Awani

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