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Kenny Brown

b. 5 July 1953, Selma, Alabama, USA. Elevated in north Mississippi’s hill nation, as a kid Dark brown absorbed the area’s wealthy musical heritage. Mainly self-taught on acoustic guitar, his guitar-playing neighbour, the under-recorded bluesman Joe Callicott, offered him encouragement and training. In the beginning of the 70s, Dark brown, …

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The Bonnevilles

The Bonnevilles certainly are a no-frills guitar-and-drums two-piece from Northern Ireland who play hard-hitting root base music they call “garage area punk blues.” Produced in Lurgan and Banbridge in ’09 2009, the Bonnevilles feature guitarist and vocalist Andrew McGibbon, Jr. and drummer Chris McMullan. McGibbon was a blues enthusiast whose …

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Otha Turner

Veteran bluesman Otha Turner was the last surviving get better at from the Mississippi back-country fife and drum custom. He was created in 1908, spending his adult existence like a sharecropper in the town of Como, a location several kilometers northeast from the Delta area which also offered rise to …

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Leo Welch

Given birth to and raised in the hill nation of Mississippi, gospel blues guitarist and singer Leo Welch didn’t help to make his professional saving debut until he was 82 years of age, by which period he was just about the last inside a type of vernacular Mississippi guitarists who …

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Roosevelt “Booba” Barnes

Booba Barnes & His Playboys rocked the hardest of all juke-joint combos in the Mississippi Delta through the ’80s, and following the release of his debut album (The Heartbroken Guy, 1990), “Booba” took his act and his band north to Chicago, following trail of his idols Howlin’ Wolf and Small …

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The Hill Country Revue

Playing a by-now trademarked ragged and loose North Mississippi juke joint-based version of southern rock and roll and blues, the Hill Country Revue was created in 2008 by Cody Dickinson and Chris Chew up from the North Mississippi Allstars along with drummer Ed “Hot” Cleveland, blues harpist Daniel Coburn, and …

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David “Honeyboy” Edwards

In the first 21st century, living links towards the immortal Robert Johnson were few. Following the passage of Robert Jr. Lockwood in 2006, David “Honeyboy” Edwards was generally thought to be the last from the Delta bluesmen who got actually performed and journeyed with Johnson himself, and with Edwards’ loss …

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Big Jack Johnson

Modern Mississippi blues didn’t get any kind of nastier than in Big Jack port Johnson’s able hands. The ex-oil pickup truck driver’s axe cut just like a rusty machete, his rough-hewn vocals a siren contact to Delta enthusiasm. But he was a remarkably flexible songwriter; Daddy, When Is usually Mama …

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CeDell Davis

CeDell Davis was created in 1927 in Helena, AR. His correct hands was crippled by polio at age ten, therefore he turned his guitar to some left-handed bottleneck design, making for a distinctive, atonal audio. He performed locally through the entire 1950s and ’60s, with close friends such as for …

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Willie King

While he’s only arrive at a country wide audience lately, Alabama-based bluesman Willie King units himself aside from a lot of today’s contemporary bluesmen and blueswomen by his insistence on addressing topical and political issues in his songwriting. However in fact, the blues includes a lengthy custom of protest tunes …

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