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Blues for Sunday Morning

I woke up this morning and made a sweet lazy Sunday playlist of (mostly) downhome blues. You can listen to it here, or just scroll to the bottom of this post. 307 more words

The Past Five Historic Days In Music

Day One.

John Smith Hurt was born in Teoc, Mississippi, on July 3, 1893. He grew up to be the singer, finger-style guitarist, recording artist and performer know around the world as Mississippi John Hurt. 338 more words

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365 Days of Album Recommendations - July 1

Mississippi John Hurt – Complete Studio Recordings

Once you’ve meditated on the 1928 recordings like a Zen student trying to wrap their heads around what “Mu” is, you might consider jumping up to these recordings. 38 more words

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Ruthie Foster talks spirit music and celebration

Described by Rolling Stone as “pure magic to watch and hear,” Texas singer/songwriter and three-time Grammy Nominee, Ruthie Foster has been singing solo since she was 14 years old. 780 more words

Blues

10 Examples of Bob Dylan Before Bob Dylan #3. Skip James

It is difficult to find any new words of praise on Bob Dylan. He remains one of the true icons of popular music. However, he is not a trailblazer. 458 more words

10 Examples of Bob Dylan Before Bob Dylan: #2. Mississippi John Hurt

It is difficult to find any new words of praise on Bob Dylan. He remains one of the true icons of popular music. However, he is not a trailblazer. 383 more words

Album Review - Rhiannon Giddens' 'Freedom Highway'

Rhiannon Giddens is undoubtedly one of the most talented artists in Americana today. The front woman of the Carolina Chocolate Drops might be mistaken as new by fans introduced to her via her appearance on Eric Church’s current single “Kill A Word.” But I assure you she’s been making music for a while and is an artist I consider essential listening for Americana fans. 746 more words

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