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Garfield Akers

The throbbing guitar sound of Garfield Akers was a primary influence on subsequent generations of Mississippi bluesmen, with famous brands John Lee Hooker and Robert Wilkins citing him as an influence. Delivered around 1902 in Bates, Mississippi, Akers continues to be a shadowy shape; after honing his abilities at regional …

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Irene Scruggs

Blues vocalist Irene Scruggs was created somewhere in rural Mississippi, but blues anthropologists think that she came in the river in early stages her lifestyle and was reportedly raised in St. Louis. That bustling city claims her as you of her very own, and her profession was certainly proclaimed by …

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