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Brother John Sellers

Singer/songwriter Sibling John Retailers was known for his folksy mixture of blues, jazz, and gospel. Created Might 27,1924 in Clarksdale, MS, Retailers performed in gospel tent displays. He was raised watching shows by such blues luminaries as Robert Johnson and Blind Lemon Jefferson. Found out by gospel great Mahalia Jackson, …

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