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Bill Morrissey : Songs Of Mississippi John Hurt

(Philo / Rounder Records 1999)

Bill Morrissey, who passed away in 2011 at the age of 59, recorded these songs by Mississippi John Hurt with the stated intention not to record them note for note, as ‘I didn’t see the point’. 285 more words


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


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