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Freddie Green

Freddie Green was known throughout his lengthy career because the definitive tempo guitarist. He seldom soloed (briefly on several records in early stages), he trapped to classical guitar, and was frequently more sensed than noticed. Although he previously originally performed banjo, Green was playing electric guitar in NY in early …

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Washboard Doc

b. Joseph Doctor, 8 Sept 1911, Charleston, SC, USA, d. 16 Sept 1988, Brooklyn, NEW YORK, NY, USA. A road musician from his appearance in NY in 1935, Washboard Doc was within the fringes of dark musical existence thereafter, declaring to have documented alongside Ralph Willis and Sonny Terry. He …

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