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Pleasant Joseph

New Orleans bluesman Pleasant Joseph produced his biggest impact functioning beneath the name “Cousin Joe,” but his discography also includes material cut in a number of aliases, included in this “Smilin’ Joe,” “Sibling Joshua,” “Joseph Pleasant” as well as, sometimes, his delivery name. Born Dec 20, 1907 in Wallace, Louisiana, …

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Cousin Joe

The tellin’ “WHY My Pet Don’t Bark at You FORGET ABOUT,” from the Gospel-Wailing, Jazz-Playing, Rock and roll N’ Rollin’ Soul-Shouting, Tap-Dancing Bluesman from New Orleans album released in 1974 on Big Keep Information, epitomizes Cousin Joe’s classic piano blues design. Joe’s a pioneering blues vocalist born Dec 20, 1907 …

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