Born October 7th in Jackson, Mississippi into a musical family.
Mel become a giant in the Blues Music scene.
In 1989, my very own hometown of Kitchener, Ontario got lucky.
Mel books shows at the club Pop The Gator. Much to our glee, he decides to stay and explore life in Canada.
"I like being where I’m not suppose to be" chuckles Mel.
The Canadian blues community welcomes him with open arms.
Today we say good bye to a great.