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Kim Tolliver

Spirit singer Kim Tolliver was created in Lebanon, TN, but her formative years occurred in Cleveland, OH’s Hough region. She constructed a status wowing local pub customers with dramatic interpretations of blues and spirit tracks, and gigged for a long time before documenting her first solitary. The sluggish torching “In …

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Bill Williams

b. 28 Feb 1897, Richmond, Virginia, USA, d. 6 Oct 1973, Greenup, Kentucky, USA. Williams stated to have performed ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’ within a quarter-hour of picking right up a electric guitar in 1908, and his amazing skills when aged over 70 with an arthritic wrist lend his state reliability. …

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Pigsty Hill Light Orchestra

This folk act formed to try out at a fresh Years Party organised by folk singer Fred Wedlock in 1968. All of the members originated from different UK folk products: Dave Creech (b. 4 March 1938, Bristol, Britain; trumpet, vocals, jug, trumpet mouthpiece) through the RUBBER BAND, Barry Back again …

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Junior Pettis

b. Coleman Pettis Jnr., c.1935, Alabama, USA, d. Apr 1988. Pettis worked well under a number of pseudonyms including Daddy Rabbit, Alabama Junior, and Junior Pettis. He discovered to play acoustic guitar at age eight and relocated to Chicago in 1952. He was highly affected by Lee Jackson, with whom …

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Guitar Nubbit

b. Alvin Hankerson, 1923, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Nicknamed ‘Nubbit’ following loss of the end of his correct thumb at age three within a hurricane, Hankerson was raised in Georgia, relocating to Boston, Massachusetts, in 1945. Taking on electric guitar in 1948, he was struggling to show himself and empty …

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Charlie “Little Buddy” Doyle

No biographical information are for sale to Doyle, an obscure, impoverished, blind American road blues vocalist who, as his name implies, was also a dwarf. He was considered to have been delivered in Memphis, probably at the convert from the twentieth hundred years and documented 10 monitors there for Columbia …

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Charlie McCoy

Together with his older brother Joe, the versatile Charlie McCoy positioned among the fantastic blues accompanists of his era, his nimble, sensitive guitar function enriching recordings from performers including Tommy Johnson and Ishmon Bracey. Created May 26, 1909 in Jackson, MS, the self-taught McCoy was documenting regularly from the past …

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Sonny Boy Williamson I

Easily the main harmonica player from the prewar era, John Lee Williamson nearly single-handedly made the humble mouth organ a worthy lead instrument for blues bands — at the forefront for the amazing innovations of Small Walter and a platoon of others to check out. If not really for his …

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60,000,000 Buffalo

While Zephyr produced their mark initial, this music group was conveniently as popular in Colorado through the ’70s. Actually, these two rings distributed the stage on several ocassion, with an agreeable competition between Judy Roderick and Chocolate Givens, both business lead vocalists. 60,000,000 Buffalo had been known because of their …

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Los Fabulocos

Los Fabulocos certainly are a music group fronted by two origins music greats who’ve introduced a fresh sound they contact Cali-Mex, a fusion of blues, rock and roll, R&B, cancionero, and Chicano noises that reflects the myriad music affects which come from getting portion of California’s Mexican-American community. Los Fabulocos …

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