Lincoln T Beauchamp, known artistically as Chicago Beau, was raised in an environment rooted in blues, literature, law, and travel. An unlikely circumstance provided by his Great Migration, agrarian background parents. He is a musician, writer, publisher, and adventurer. He has published several books, the most recent being BluesSpeak, University of Illinois Press, 2010. He has published over one hundred authors in literary and music magazines, recorded numerous CDs, and is Co-founder of the Chicago Blues Experience museum opening in 2019. Too Much Unconvenience is a recollection of Beau's earlier experiences, and confirms his zest for living from an early age.