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Louie Bluie

A violinist, mandolinist, and guitarist in the dark string band design who made several recordings in the ’20s and ’30s, Howard Armstrong aka Louie Bluie was rescued from your obscurity of professional record selections when he was the main topic of the Louie Bluie film documentary in the ’80s, made …

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Howard Armstrong

Nation bluesman Howard Armstrong was created March 4, 1909 in Dayton, TN; among 11 kids. As a young child he designed his initial fiddle away from a goods container strung with horsehair. Honing his musical abilities in his family members band, he started performing as a teenager alongside Knoxville performers …

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