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Sid Hemphill

An extraordinary blind musician who could play fiddle, banjo, guitar, jaw harp, piano, organ, quills, and cane fife, Sid Hemphill was created in Como, Panola County, MS, in 1876. He documented 22 songs (plus an interview) for Alan Lomax in Sledge, MS, in 1942, accompanied by two even more tracks …

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