Soon after, he spent several years touring with Sonny Boy Williamson, who helped teach him to play harmonica. After a hand injury, Frost turned his attention to the harmonica and piano. Around 1960, Frost moved with Carr to the Mississippi Delta. After he played a show with the guitarist Big Jack Johnson, they added him to their group. Together they attracted the interest of the producer Sam Phillips, who years earlier had overseen Elvis Presley's first recording sessions.
He produced Hey Boss Man for Phillips International in 1962, with blues hybrids like Frank's Jump showing off Frost's diverse, intensely melodic harmonica solos. Presley's guitarist, Scotty Moore, produced Frost's next album in Nashville, Tennessee. In the late 1970's, Frost was re-discovered by a blues enthusiast, Michael Frank, who began releasing albums on his Earwig Music Company label by the trio, now called the Jelly Roll Kings after a song from Hey Boss Man. Over the years, cigarettes and alcohol wore Frost down but he continued to record, tour and diversify his repertory, appearing in the films Deep Blues: A Musical Pilgrimage to the Crossroads and Crossroads. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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