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Blind Joe Hill

b. Joseph Hill, 6 January 1937, Dunbar, Western world Virginia, USA, d. 17 November 1999, LA, California, USA. As a kid Hill moved along with his family members to Akron, Ohio. In his mid-teens he dropped the sight in a single eyes and over the next years eyesight of the various other eyes was obscured by glaucoma. Among the last in the lengthy type of one-man rings, Hill sang fresh and energetic music, most of them his very own untutored compositions, associated himself on harmonica, electric guitar, bass drum, cymbal and various other instruments. However the one-man music group was frequently at greatest an eccentric type of road entertainment, Hill’s noticeable sincerity raised this arcane type of music producing to levels hardly ever attained by others.

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