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Mighty Joe Young (September 23, 1927 March 27, 1999) was a blues guitarist known for playing Chicago Blues. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and he died in Chicago, Illinois. Young's song, "Turning Point", appeared in the Michael Mann feature film, Thief.

Discography
Blues with a Touch of Soul (Delmark) - 1971
Legacy of the Blues, Vol. 4 (Sonet) - 1972
Chicken Heads (Ovation) - 1974
Mighty Joe Young (Ovation) - 1976
Bluesy Josephine (Black and Blue) - 1976
Love Gone (Ovation) - 1978
Live at the Wise Fools Pub (Aim Trading Group) - 1978
Mighty Man (Blind Pig Records) - 1997