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Henry Butler

Henry Butler’s blues-based, New Orleans funk-style piano performing is not for each and every blues fan, to be certain. Butler is an area tale in New Orleans, but hardly ever tours other areas of the united states; most any moment of the entire year he can become found playing in …

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Henry Qualls

b. 8 July 1934, Cedar Grove, Elmo, Tx, USA, d. 7 Dec 2003. Most likely the last elder statesmen of Tx blues, it dropped to individuals such as for example Qualls to transport the mantle, within a less than capable way, a custom that has basically succumbed to the duration …

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Mance Lipscomb

Like Leadbelly and Mississippi John Harm, the designation as strictly a blues singer dwarfs the music breadth of Mance Lipscomb. Delivered on Apr 9, 1895 in Navasota, TX, Lipscomb was a sharecropper/tenant farmer all his lifestyle who didn’t record until 1960, “songster” matches what Lipscomb do best. A very pleased, …

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Olive Brown

When the blues appears to be the only music genre named following a color, the performer named Olive Brown signifies a small area of the music’s unique color wheel. Dark brown transformed her name from Olive Jefferson and evidently not really for matrimonial factors, so an assumption could be produced …

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Darrell Nulisch

Darrell Nulisch was created in Dallas, TX, in 1952. He was raised on soul performers like Otis Redding and Al Green, motivating him to consider up an identical path and focus on his tone of voice. He was a founding person in Anson Funderburgh’s Rockets and sang with this group …

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Hattie Burleson

Tx jazz blues singer Hattie Burleson documented four monitors in Dallas, TX, for Brunswick Information in Oct 1928. 2 yrs later she documented three edges in Grafton, WI, for Paramount Information. Little else is well known about her lifestyle, save that she resided in the famed Deep Ellum section of …

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Harmonica Frank Floyd

Harmonica Frank Floyd was his own best caricature. A hobo and refugee from your old Southern medication displays who sang and performed just like a throwback from your 1920s, he was as vibrant as they arrive, along with a case could possibly be produced that without Frank there wouldn’t have …

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Hans Theessink

Austria-based acoustic and electrical folk musician and bluesman brings a freshness of appreciation towards the American blues idiom, be it classic blues through the ’20s and ’30s or even more modern metropolitan blues from Chicago through the ’50s and ’60s. Theessink’s discography greater than 20 albums — all released in …

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Guitar Shorty

When he’s not really turning somersaults, doing backward flips, and sitting on his mind — all of the while playing, needless to say — Electric guitar Shorty is susceptible to reducing loose with savagely slashing licks in his instrument. Live, he’s merely amazing — and after some trim years, his …

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Guitar Slim, Jr.

Even though his initial album earned a Grammy nomination, Guitar Slim Jr. continues to be a relatively shadowy figure towards the blues community. The kid of Eddie “Electric guitar Slim” Jones, his true name is normally Rodney Armstrong. Based on New Orleans-historian Jeff Hannusch’s records on Slim’s 1988 record, he …

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