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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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Rising Star Fife & Drum Band

b. 2 June 1909, Jackson, Mississippi, USA, d. 27 Feb 2003, Gravel Springs, Mississippi, USA. A sharecropper the majority of his existence, from 1970 Turner were able to purchase some property of his personal. A player from the fife, and of the bass and snare drums that accompany the fife, …

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