Blues

New, Old Music by Blind Blake

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This early classic of ragtime blues guitar continues to inspire musicians and entertain music lovers to today. We enhanced the […]

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New, Old Music by Dick Justice

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This song is still significant some 75 plus years later. Originally written and recorded by Luke Jordan in 1927, Justice […]

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Kid Bailey – “Rowdy Blues”

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Enigmatic blues legend Kid Bailey (AKA Willie Brown) left behind scant few recordings, and clean copies are difficult or perhaps […]

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Memphis Slim – “I Just Landed In Your Town”

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John Len Chatman, better known as Memphis Slim, started his life in (you guessed it) Memphis, Tennessee before emigrating to […]

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Bogus Ben Covington – “Adam And Eve In The Garden”

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Legend has it that “Bogus” Ben Covington earned his title by pretending to be a blind man on the minstrel […]

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Jack Kelly & His South Memphis Jug Band – “Highway No. 61”

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Several decades before Bob Dylan recorded his breakthrough “Highway 61 Revisited” album, the folk-blues song “Highway No. 61” was interpreted […]

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King David’s Jug Band – “Sweet Potato Blues”

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King David’s Jug Band was a popular attraction in Cincinnati, Ohio’s West End in the early 20’th century. Named for […]

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Blind Blake – “Hookworm Blues”

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The “King Of Ragtime Guitar,” Blind Blake makes his 6-string sing on this swinging uptempo blues rag, “Hookworm Blues,” which […]

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Peg Leg Howell – “Peg Leg Stomp”

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Born on a farm in Eatonton, Georgia in March of 1888, Joshua Barnes Howell taught himself to play guitar at […]

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Bessie Smith – “A Good Man is Hard to Find”

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To say Bessie Smith was a superstar in her time is no overstatement. She had no less than fifteen chart-topping […]

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Big Bill Broonzy – “How You Want It Done”

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In his long career, Big Bill Broonzy wrote and copyrighted over 300 songs. Many were original, some were adaptations of […]

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The Mississippi Sheiks – “Please Baby”

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The Mississippi Sheiks from Bolton, Mississippi were a popular band in their time, and their recorded songs have been covered […]

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Tommie Bradley and James Cole – “Where You Been So Long?”

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Guitarist Tommie Bradley and fiddler James Cole recorded “Where You Been So Long?” in Richmond, Indiana. Their music, a unique […]

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