drummer and vocalist GRACE BRIM
1924 - 1999
and vocalist GRACE BRIM was best known
and recording with her husband, Blues Legend
They were married in 1947 and Grace
and recorded with John from 1948 until the early
Grace played drums on John's classic 1953 Chess
including; "Lifetime Baby", "Tough Times", and
Man" (later recorded by the rock group Van
featured on the Chess LP "Whose Muddy Shoes"
James and John Brim).
and performed with many blues icons
John Brim (Fortune 1950 featuring Grace on drums
Random 1951, JOB 1952 & 1954, Parrot 1953,
1953 - 1956, BB 1972), Snooky Pryor,
Jimmy Reed, Big Maceo Merriweather,
Sykes (Random 1951), and Sunnyland Slim (JOB
with the "John Brim and His Gary Kings"
with blues icons like John Lee Hooker, Sonny Boy
Eddie Boyd, Willie Mabon, Muddy Waters,
Wolf, Little Walter, Willie Dixon, Elmore James,
James, Robert Lockwood Jr., and many more
the heyday of Chicago blues.
Pete Welding said of Brim's classic Chess
- "Relaxed yet forceful rhythm and beautifully
Mike Rowe said of Brim's classic Chess
- "Brim's recording is one of the great moments of
Michael James - AmericanLegends Music Organization -ALMO