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Ishman Bracey

Ishman Bracey (specific 78 rpm record brands are incorrectly spelled “Ishmon,” which has carried more than in some resources) was an early on amount in Mississippi Delta blues and a co-employee of vocalist Tommy Johnson. Bracey discovered electric guitar from “Mississippi” Ruben Lacy, and beginning within the 1910s he performed …

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Ishmon Bracey

b. 9 January 1901, Byram, Mississippi, USA, d. 12 Feb 1970, Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Bracey’s blues acquired the uncompromising directness both from the intense youngster, and of the preacher he ultimately became, with small from the melodic adornment and mindful artistry of his associate Tommy Johnson. He discovered guitar in …

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