Junior Wells Photos

Junior Wells at the Rhythm Room, 1990s. Photo Jim Wells.

A very young Junior Wells!

Fred Below, Junior Wells, Yank Rachell. Photo Anthony Lennane.

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells!

Junior Wells and Little Walter at Theresa’s. Photo Ray Flerlage.

Junior Wells. Photo by Georges Adins.

Junior Wells, Jack Myers, Buddy Guy at Theresa’s Lounge, 1966. Photo by Sam Charters, Courtesy Jefferson Magazine and Stefan Wirz.

Junior Wells at Theresa’s. Photo Ray Flerlage.

Junior Wells at Theresa’s. Photo Ray Flerlage.


Junior Wells at Theresa’s Lounge, Chicago in 1965. Photo by Ray Flerlage.

Junior Wells. Photo Ray Flerlage.

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells. Photo Allan Tannenbaum.

Buddy Guy & Junior Wells.

Junior Wells & Buddy Guy. Photo Doug Fulton.

Junior Wells at Theresa’s Lounge. That’s John Primer in the background. Photo Rien Wisse/Block Magazine Archives.


B.B. King, Mississippi Fred McDowell (face turned away), Big Mama Thornton, Junior Wells, Roosevelt Sykes with friends and fans in the green room at the 1969 Ann Arbor Blues Festival.


Junior Wells on the chromatic harmonica. Photo by Giuseppe Pino.

Junior Wells with Bobby King on guitar. Photo Andre Hobus.

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival. Photo Stanley Livingston.

Junior Wells and Buddy Guy.

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells. Photo courtesy DonsTunes.com.

Muddy Waters and Junior Wells at Antone’s.


At the Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, South Wales, Australia, November 27, 1972. Front L-R: Buddy Guy, Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, Junior Wells. Back L-R: Roosevelt Shaw, Herman Applewhite, Phil Guy. Photo by Grant Peterson, courtesy of Vid Lakic.

This photo of Junior Wells from the 1974 filming for Soundstage.

Junior Wells and John Primer, Roberts Lounge, Chicago, May, 1978. Photo Erik Lindahl.

Photo Andre Hobus Library courtesy Marc De Jonghe.

Photo Andre Hobus Library courtesy Marc De Jonghe.


Italian blues promoter Tano Ro and Junior wells in 1979!

Junior Wells photo courtesy Soul Bag Magazine.

Junior Wells and Vincente Zumel. Photo March 27, 1983 by Hanno Holzheuser.

James Harman, Chris Cain, and Junior Wells. Photo courtesy of the James Harman archives.

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Junior Wells in Brazil holding a statuette of Zé Pelintra, a syncretic entity of Afro-Brazilian religions. Junior took this home to Chicago, placed it under a dome and only his mother could touch. This statuettes was presented to Junior at Ribeirao Preto Blues Festival, Brazil, 1989.
Photo: Sergio Amaral

Chico Chism and Junior Wells at the Rhythm Room, 1990s. Photo by Jim Wells.

Buddy Guy and Junior Wells.

Junior Wells

Junior Wells photo by Sergio Amaral.

Bob Corritore & Junior Wells, 1992. Photo Roze Hanks.

Junior Wells, Chico Chism, Bob Corritore, Walkin’ Cane Mark, back office, Rhythm Room, Phoenix, 1990s.

Junior Wells backstage! Photo Stephen Green courtesy Illinois Slim.

Michael Blakemore and Junior Wells! Photo Linda Cunningham.


Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Johnny Shines Japanese festival poster. Courtesy Tetsuo Shimada.

Junior Wells & Buddy Guy Euro tour poster, courtesy Sonny Burnett.

Junior Wells Cassette!

The French LP issue of Southside Blues Jam, courtesy of Jo Joharpo.

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