Gus Cannon

Gus Cannon (September 12, 1883 - October 15, 1979) was an American blues musician, who helped to popularize jug bands (such as his own Cannon's Jug Stompers) in the 1920s and 1930s. There is doubt about his birth year; his tombstone gives the date as 1874. Career Born on a plantation at Red Banks, Cannon moved to Clarksdale, Mississippi, th… Read More

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