Tuesday, March 8, 2011

2/28/11 - The Less-known Delta Bluesmen

For today's show, we got a lot of help from this album:
I'm Going Where The Water Drinks Like Wine: 18 Unsung Bluesmen

Bo Weavil Jackson - Why Do You Moan?
Richard Rabbit Brown - James Alley Blues
Rube Lacey - Mississippi Jail House Groan
Rube Lacey

Robert Petway - Catfish Blues
Tommy McClennan - Bottle It Up and Go
Not much is known about Tommy McClennan and Robert Petway, but we do know they were good friends and featured each other on each others' songs! 

Willie Baker - Patunia Blues
Buddy Boy Hawkins - Work on the Railroad
Kid Bailey - Mississippi Bottom Blues
Willie Blind Joe Reynolds - Nehi Blues
Henry Townsend - Poor Man Blues

Sonny Terry - Ham & Eggs
Jimmy Whiterspoon - Kansas City
Charles Brown - Trouble Blues
Blind Willie Johnson - John the Revelator

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