He’s an unlikely guy for a musician, this Terry Gillespie. For starters, he’s been playing blues-based roots music professionally for 50 years. And, since his youth, he's been infected, inspired and influenced by the blues. He had dug deep into the still- segregated world of the blues by smuggling himself into blues bars to hear — and later play with — Howling Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and a youngster called Buddy Guy.
“I was 17 when I heard those guys, maybe 16. Watch his video bio for a better idea of his history.