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Mississippi John Hurt - Stack O'Lee

Police Officer, How can it be?

You can ‘rest everybody but cruel Stack O’ Lee.

That bad man, oh, cruel Stack O’ Lee.

Billy de Lyon told Stack O’ Lee, “Please don’t take my life. 142 more words

Mississippi Records

Chris Smither - Killing The Blues on Desolation Row

‘Somebody said they saw me, swinging the world by the tail,
Bouncing over a white cloud – killing the blues’. (Roly Salley)

‘I been left for dead before – but I still fight on… 1,600 more words


My Creole Belle

my daily guitar lesson: “My Creole Belle” as sung by Mississippi John Hurt, played on my steel body reso phonic National guitar (Dobro) in an open tuning (G minor) 25 more words


Monday Morning Blues

Another week begins……

Maybe a short work week, depending on where you work and whether or not you are Christian.

Holy week; a time to reflect, be contrite, humble and thankful….waiting for Easter Sunday. 57 more words

Ray Visotski

Daily Dose Of Blues 2.13.15

Mississippi John Hurt & Skip James On WTBS-FM 1964

Published on Aug 31, 2012

” Mississippi John Hurt (with guest Al Wilson) and Skip James each play a few songs and talk with Phil Spiro on WTBS-FM (Cambridge, MA) c.

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Monday Moan, #2, 2015 - Monday Morning Blues

It’s always a challenge, Monday, isn’t it?  Perhaps it’s because we let our guards down at the weekend – actually properly relax and turn down the sheer adrenalin pumping round our bodies, fuelling us through the week’s five employed days like addicts of the natural order – that, when Monday returns, it takes so much effort to get back into the rhythm of the working quotidian. 384 more words

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