Scene from the movie

In this scene Leon plays the role of Larry's dad Eddie Taylor, after he and Jimmy Reed just lost a gig.  Larry produced and drummed on this song for the background music. Watch HERE

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Headhunting in Watseka

On Pandora listening stations, Larry Taylor's band is often paired, sound-wise, with the rockin' country fellas of the Kentucky Headhunters.  (Don't forget--blues is the root of all American popular music, including jazz, rock, bluegrass country, R&B and hiphop!) Reason for…

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Larry's life to be a feature movie!


“I come up in the hard struggles here in Chicago, on the West Side,” Larry Taylor says. “I went through many things. Experiencing gangs, prison, (and) the Civil Rights movement.”  These events, plus the dramas in his own musical family…

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Larry and band play for Chicago mayor candidate

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and his wife Evelyn boogied to the music of the Larry Taylor Blues n Soul band at a West Side fundraiser March 26 at the old Sears HQ at 3333 W. Arthington.  Many thanks to Eric Strickland…

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Hear Eddie Taylor Sr.

A multi-part radio  showcase on PRX "Blues Unlimited" playing music the late Eddie Taylor Sr. and his associates including John and Grace Brim, Jimmy Reed, Snooky Pryor,Sunnyland Slim:

This is the music Larry Taylor and his brothers and…

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West Side Soul show at BLUES

Delmark Records sponsors "West Side Soul" shows at BLUES on Halsted Sunday nights.  This one was not to be forgotten! Featuring Larry Taylor accompanied by Joe B and Jon McDonald, guitars.