Where does Christone Kingfish Ingram live?
The number 662 is the telephone area code for Ingram’s northern Mississippi home, and it first came into use the same year he was born—1999.
How did Kingfish get his name?
Before a performance at the Delta Blues Museum, one of Ingram’s teachers — blues legend Bill “Howl-n-Madd” Perry — baptized Ingram with the stage name Kingfish. It was borrowed from the Amos ‘n’ Andy character, and at first, Ingram hated it.
What kind of guitar does Christone Kingfish Ingram play?
When he’s not playing his LP copy, Kingfish is often seen playing a Stratocaster on-stage. He has clarified this is a 2018 Fender Player Stratocaster model, which is entirely stock.