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Jimmy Blythe

Considering just how many okay documenting sessions he was on in Chicago within the 1920s (particularly with Johnny Dodds), it really is astonishing how little is well known in regards to the mysterious Jimmy Blythe. He grew up in Kentucky, transferred to Chicago in 1918, and examined with pianist Clarence …

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Clifford Gibson

Though not really a especially great singer, Clifford “Grandpappy” Gibson was a fantastic guitarist, among the best possible pure players in country blues. Gibson transferred from Kentucky to St. Lous within the ’20s, where he resided the rest of his lifestyle. He frequently performed St. Louis night clubs through the …

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