About the Author

Raeburn Flerlage


Raeburn Flerlage began taking blues photographs in 1959 and is the most recognized and acclaimed chronicler of the Chicago Blues scene. His photos have appeared in numerous blues magazines, including Singout, DownBeat, Living Blues, Rhythm & Blues, and Blues Access; books, such as Urban Blues, Who’s Who in the Blues, Blues Legends, and Portraits of the Blues; and on record covers for labels like Chess, Delmark, Folkways, Prestige, and RCA. His work was featured in the ECW Press publication, Muddy Waters: The Mojo Man (1997).