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Tony Hollins

Cited as a significant influence by a minimum of John Lee Hooker, Delta blues singer/guitarist Tony Hollins was created in Clarksdale, Mississippi round the change of the century. Few information are known of Hollins’ existence; he slice his first recordings for OKeh in 1941, along with his liquid, insistent overall …

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Willie Brown

Perhaps one of the most influential of the first Delta blues guitarists, Willie Dark brown was arguably the quintessential accompanist of his period, most notably support legends including Charley Patton and Boy House. Delivered August 6, 1900 in Clarksdale, MS, Dark brown was an impacting singer and a fantastic guitarist, …

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