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- Fendermen guitarist Sundquist of 'Mule Skinner Blues' fame dies
Fendermen guitarist Jim Sundquist, who with Phil Humphrey sang "Mule Skinner Blues," the top Wisconsin song on the Billboard charts, died this week at age 75 in Minnesota, the Wisconsin State Journal and Minneapolis Star Tribune report.
June 8, 2013 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- Fendermen legend Jim Sundquist, 75, dies
Jim Sundquist, who soared to stardom in 1960 as one half of the Fendermen with the hit song, "Mule Skinner Blues", has died of cancer at age 75. The Fendermen -- Sundquist and Phil Humphrey -- got their start in Madison in 1958.
June 8, 2013 - Wisconsin State Journal
- RIP, Jim Sundquist: He put the Fender in the Fendermen
The lead guitarist behind the landmark Midwest hit "Mule Skinner Blues" has died of cancer at 75.
June 7, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune