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Shirley Griffith

b. 26 Apr 1908, Brandon, Mississippi, USA, d. 18 June 1974, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Griffith (a man blues vocalist despite his provided name) learned acoustic guitar at age 10, and obtained further teaching from Tommy Johnson, his biggest influence, within the middle-20s. By the finish of the 10 years he …

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