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Eddie Boyd – Five Long Years

Edward Riley Boyd, known as Eddie Boyd (November 25, 1914 – July 13, 1994) was an American blues pianist. He was born on Stovall‘s Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi.

He wrote and recorded the songs “Five Long Years” (1952), “24 Hours” (1953), and the “Third Degree” (co-written by Willie Dixon, also 1953). Boyd toured Europe with Buddy Guy‘s band in 1965 as part of the American Folk Blues Festival. He later toured and recorded with Fleetwood Mac and John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers.

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