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Tommy McClennan

A gravel-throated back-country blues growler in the Mississippi Delta, Tommy McClennan was area of the last influx of down-home blues guitarists to record for the main brands in Chicago. His rawboned 1939-1942 Bluebird recordings had been no-frills excursions in to the blues bottoms. He still left a robust legacy that …

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Big Joe Williams

Big Joe Williams might have been probably the most cantankerous individual who ever walked the planet earth with guitar at hand. At exactly the same time, he was an unbelievable blues musician: a gifted songwriter, a powerhouse vocalist, and an exceedingly idiosyncratic guitarist. Despite his deserved popularity being a fighter …

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Jake La Botz

A rip-roaring, Delta blues-inflected singer, guitarist, and songwriter, Jake La Botz was reportedly conceived while his parents were hearing an album by Tx bluesman Mance Lipscomb. Shifting to Chicago as a little child along with his dad, a truck drivers, union organizer, and journalist, La Botz uncovered classic blues and …

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J.D. Short

Gifted having a stunning and almost immediately identifable vocal design characterized by an incredible vibrato, J.D. Brief was also an extremely flexible musician. He performed piano, saxophone, acoustic guitar, harmonica, clarinet and drums. Developing up in the Mississippi Delta, Brief learned acoustic guitar and piano. He was a regular performer …

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