In the mid 1970s, he went on to join Koko Taylor's Blues Machine and he toured with the band for four years. He made his recording debut in 1977 appearing on his father's album Heartaches and Pain and also on Eddie C. Campbell's King of the Jungle. It was around that time that he formed The Sons of Blues with musicians including Billy Branch on harmonica. Three tracks of the band's recordings were featured in the Alligator Records compilation Living Chicago Blues Vol. 3 released in 1978. In 1989 he released his first solo effort, Everybody Wants To Win, on JSP Records.
A mediados de los 70, se unió a la banda de Koko Taylor, Blues Machine, donde fue miembro activo durante cuatro años. A sus 19 años, en 1977, hizo su debut discográfico en dos registros, primero para su padre, en Heartaches and Pain, y también en King of the Jungle, de Eddie C. Campbell.
Genius almost always comes with a price, and Lurrie Bell has paid that price many times over in his lifetime. The son of Chicago blues harp player Carey Bell, 64-year-old Lurrie has recorded 15 albums in 39 years, seven of them with Delmark Records. His guitar playing has been uniquely his own while maintaining the heritage of such post-war Chicago icons as Hubert Sumlin, Buddy Guy, Otis Rush and Eddie C. Campbell.
Nos anos 70 se juntou a banda Koko Taylor Blues Machine participando de turnês durante quatro anos. Fez sua primeira gravação de estúdio em 1977 participando do disco Heartaches and Pain de seu pai e também no disco King of the Jungle de Eddie C. Campbell Nessa mesma época formou junto com Billy Branch a banda The Sons of Blues. Em 1989 lançou seu primeiro disco solo, Everybody Wants To Win pela JSP Records. 041b061a72