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Walter Rhodes

Apparently from Cleveland, Mississippi, USA, Rhodes was unusual, perhaps unique, in via that state, to be always a blues singing accordionist. He previously one record released, cut in 1927, and it appears sure that Charley Patton either understood Rhodes individually or his record, as Patton’s ‘Banty Rooster Blues’ is really a cover of Rhodes’ ‘The Crowing Rooster’. Rhodes performed in a music group that included two guitars along with a fiddle, though just a electric guitar duo backs him on record. He’s said to possess died within the 40s after getting struck by lightning.

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