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Jim Booker

1920s blues fiddler Jim Booker recorded with Taylor’s Kentucky Males and his own group, Booker Orchestra. He was created in Jessamine Region in Kentucky and discovered to try out fiddle from his dad, a previous slave. In 1927, Jim Booker produced two outings to Gennett’s Indiana studios to record hill …

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Julius Daniels

Although he only recorded several tunes, Julius Daniels takes on an important part in the annals of Piedmont blues. Among the 1st Black performers to record in the southeast, Daniels influenced future bluesmen along with his wealthy mixture of finger-picked blues, sacred and nation music. Documenting for the very first …

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Willie Lofton

An obscure Delta blues player from Mississippi, Willie “Poor Son” Lofton falls loosely in to the Charley Patton/Tommy Johnson blues camp. His tone of voice was eerily just like Johnson’s, and his most stunning music was a edition of Johnson’s “Big Street Blues,” known as “Dark Street Blues,” which presented …

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John Long

John Long’s uncanny capability to appear to be a prewar country blues participant — even while he plays first blues items he wrote himself or along with his older brother Claude Long — makes his music sound both just like a facsimile from the 1920s and early-’30s blues 78s he …

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Chicago Black Swans

A reasonably anonymous band of uptown hokum singers and players from Chicago’s Depression-era blues picture, the Chicago Dark Swans may or might not have included blues icon Big Costs Broonzy, who may or might not have created the group’s two risqué 1937 sides, “Don’t Tear My Clothing” and “You Drink …

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C.W. Stoneking

Neo-blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist (he also takes on Dobro and tenor banjo) C.W. Stoneking (Chris to his good friends) was created in 1974 in Katherine, Australia, to American parents who split soon after he was created. Spending the majority of his period with his dad, who trained in the …

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Otto Virgil

Mississippian Otto Virgil (his last name actually has been Virgial) documented two one 78s in Chicago for Bluebird Records in Halloween in 1925, “LITTTLE LADY in Rome” b/w “Poor Idea Blues” and “Got the Blues On the subject of Rome” b/w “Seven Year Itch.” Those four edges, which feature fairly …

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George Mitchell

George Mitchell doesn’t just get the blues, he must go out and discover them. Because of his efforts, followers of authentic nation blues have already been in a position to hear the real thing without making the type of street trips required of the dedicated maker, editor, musicologist, and folklorist. …

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Uncle Bud Walker

Uncle Bud Walker was a blues guitarist and vocalist who was simply known for an individual 78 (“Appearance Right here Mama Blues” b/w “OPERATE Suitcase Blues”), recorded on July 30, 1928, in Atlanta, GA, and released by OKeh Information.

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James Cole

Adam Cole was among a small amount of dark fiddlers through the historic ’20s and ’30s stringband times whose playing were able to end up being documented on saving, but he certainly isn’t among any few people named Wayne Cole. Element in several called Jimmy Cole and there may be …

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