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Jewell “Babe” Stovall

Jewell “Babe” Stovall was a Mississippi-born songster whose design fell somewhere within the deep Delta audio of Tommy Johnson as well as the fingerpicking technique of Mississippi John Harm. Blessed in 1907 in Tylertown, MS, Babe was the youngest of 11 kids, many of them music artists. Stovall learned electric …

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Jewell Stovall

b. 4 Oct 1907, Tylertown, Mississippi, USA, d. 21 Sept 1974, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Even more properly seen as a songster in the custom of Mance Lipscomb, Stovall surfaced in the blues revival from the middle-60s. The youngest of 12 kids inside a sharecropping family members, he trained himself …

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