Here’s a list of some of the individuals Garland Jeffreys has cited (in interviews or in album liners) as his inspirations and/or influences.

Roy Campanella

Ray Charles

Nat King Cole

Sam Cooke

Fats Domino

Bob Dylan

Albert Ellis

Ella Fitzgerald

Anthony Gardner

Francisco Goya

Billie Holiday

John Lee Hooker

Skip James

John Lennon

Frankie Lymon

Edward Manet


Uncle Nat

Rafaella Nieves

Charlie Parker

Phil Parker

Memphis Slim

Rafaella Nieves

Phil Parker

Jean Renoir

Jackie Robinson

Little Richard

Son House

Dinah Washington

Muddy Waters

Jackie Wilson

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