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Smokey Wilson

When Los Angeles-based guitarist Smokey Wilson actually got seriously interested in environment a full-fledged career being a bluesman in movement, it didn’t take him longer to astound the aficionados with an incendiary 1993 set for Bullseye Blues, Smoke n’ Fire, that conjured up echoes from the Mississippi Delta of his …

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Paul Overstreet

Paul Overstreet was probably one of the most successful songwriters in modern nation music, penning strikes for performers like George Jones, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, and Marie Osmond, in addition to scoring hits by himself. He had written his first tracks as a son in Newton, Mississippi. In 1973, he …

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Mundell Lowe

A trusted cool-toned guitarist who was simply on many periods over time despite never learning to be a home name, Mundell Lowe found early knowledge during 1936-1940 using Dixieland in New Orleans and nation music in Nashville. He toured with Jan Savitt (1942), Ray McKinley (1945-1947), Mary Lou Williams (1947-1949), …

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T. Tommy Cuter

b. Thomas Clinton Cutrer, 29 June 1924, Osyka, Mississippi, USA, d. 11 Oct 1998, Gallatin, Tennessee, USA. Cutrer’s hoped-for profession being a footballer was finished during his senior high school times by osteomyelitis. He spent a few months convalescing, where time he made a decision to pursue a profession in …

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Dee Barton

Blessed in Houston, MS in 1937 and raised in Starkville, Dewells Barton, Jr was the kid of a higher school music group movie director. He graduated from North Tx State School and hired along with the Stan Kenton orchestra in 1961 being a trombonist, after that switched to the drum …

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Oliver Johnson

b. 28 Oct 1892, Biloxi, Missouri, USA, d. 29 November 1954, Portland, Oregon, USA. Johnson (aka Dink), performed the piano, clarinet and drums. He discovered the piano experimenting Storyville within the years before Globe Battle I. Although he hardly ever achieved great specialized proficiency he performed within a tough and …

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Jonezetta

A keen addition to the bumper crop of early-’80s-design retro new influx by bands just barely old more than enough to have been around in diapers because the picture was cresting, Jonezetta can be an unapologetically lighthearted pop music group with no even more agenda than writing their affects from …

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Willie B. Thomas

b. 25 Might 1912, Lobdell, Mississippi, USA. Thomas was completely disabled by way of a back again damage he received in his early teenagers during his family members’s migration to Louisiana. He partnered the fiddler Adam ‘Butch’ Cage on kazoo for a decade before taking on the guitar, which he …

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The Williams Brothers

Southern gospel group the Williams Brothers, alternately referred to as the tiny Williams Brothers as well as the Sensational Williams Brothers, shaped in the past due ’50s within the siblings’ hometown of Smithdale, Mississippi. Motivated by fellow gospel groupings just like the Dixie Hummingbirds as well as the Mighty Clouds …

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Willie Mae Ford Smith

Considered the best from the “anointed singers” — artists who live based on the spirit, and who execute with the best aim of conserving souls — Willie Mae Ford Smith was being among the most legendary gospel vocalists of her era; seldom recorded, her tremendous reputation rather rested almost completely …

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