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Forest City Joe

Blues harpist Forest Town Joe was heavily influenced by John Lee “Sonny Young man” Williamson. He not merely performed like him, but sang like him aswell. Unlike his idol, nevertheless, who was simply murdered on June 1, 1948, Joe resided long plenty of to record for the Chess brothers in …

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T-Model Ford

Vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist T-Model Ford (Wayne Lewis Carter Ford) played a raw-edged, visceral design of blues from your Mississippi Delta, accompanied most of the time by his drummer, Spam (Tommy Lee Kilometers). Ford captured a rest when he exposed on a nationwide tour for Friend Man and his music …

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Guy Forsyth

Austin, Texas-based guitarist, vocalist, interpreter and songwriter Man Forsyth is similar to a whole lot of Austin music artists. He network marketing leads his own music group, and a group known as the Asylum Road Spankers; when he’s not really executing with either of the groups locally, you’ll find Forsyth …

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Gypsy

This Leicester, England-based unit made its debut in 1968 beneath the name Legay. Having finished only one solitary, John Knapp (vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards), Robin Pizer (acoustic guitar/vocals), Rod Go through (acoustic guitar/vocals), David McCarthy (bass/vocals) and Moth Smith (drums) required a fresh name, Gypsy, and had been among the …

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Georgia Tom

Biographers of Georgia Tom Dorsey prefer to help to make comments such as for example “his existence was a full time income testimony of the energy of God.” But there is also the trashy part to the person, expressed greatest in song game titles such as for example “Terrible Procedure …

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Guitar Slim

Simply no 1950s blues guitarist also came near equaling the flamboyant Electric guitar Slim within the showmanship section. Armed with around 350 foot of cable between his axe and his amp, Slim would confidently stride on-stage putting on a garishly hued fit of crimson, blue, or green, generally with his …

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Calvin Frazier

A co-employee of Robert Johnson, Calvin Frazier by no means attained the notoriety of additional Johnson protégés like Johnny Shines, Robert Jr. Lockwood or Honeyboy Edwards, but his scant documented legacy reveals a performer whose undertake prewar-era blues is really as unique and special as any within the cannon. Born …

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Viviane Greene

Vocalist and pianist Viviane Greene was created Willie Viviane Hoyt in Nacogdoches, TX, on June 19, 1918. She was the eldest of three kids. Her parents, who have been both school educators, had her start taking piano lessons at age four. Quickly she was carrying out at chapel gatherings as …

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Calvin Leavy

b. 1942, Scott, Arkansas, USA. Leavy started his musical profession within the gospel field at age 16, however in 1969 he documented, performing and playing tempo guitar, a solid southern blues entitled ‘Cummins Jail Plantation’. The music featured a fantastic acoustic guitar break from Robert Tanner. The documenting premiered by …

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Guy Davis

Upgrading the rural blues tradition for the present day era, Man Davis was being among the most prominent ambassadors of African-American art and culture of his generation, additionally earning great acclaim for his function in the theatre. The son from the mentioned stars, directors, and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby …

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