Chicago blues pioneer Dave Myers, along with his brother Louis, formed the Aces, the first electric blues band in Chicago in the late 1940s. The legendary Junior Wells was a member before joining Muddy Waters. Myers learned to play from Lonnie Johnson as a youth in Mississippi. An influential bass player and guitarist, Myers was a noted session player for Earl Hooker, Otis Rush and Little Walter.
Oct. 30, 1926 in Byhalia, MS.
Sep. 3, 2001 in Chicago, IL.