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Blues folk art - for sale at www.mojohand.com The art of Grego Anderson Devils, skeletons and the southern Blues experience

Blues folk art - for sale at www.mojohand.com The art of Grego Anderson Devils, skeletons and the southern Blues experience

rockincountryblues: “ Howlin’ Wolf and Hubert Sumlin at Big Duke’s Blue Flame Lounge, Chicago 1971 ”

rockincountryblues: “ Howlin’ Wolf and Hubert Sumlin at Big Duke’s Blue Flame Lounge, Chicago 1971 ”

“Sam Hopkins was a Texas country bluesman of the highest caliber whose career began in the 1920s and stretched all the way into the 1980s. Along the way, Hopkins watched the genre change remarkably, but he never appreciably altered his mournful Lone Star sound, which translated onto both acoustic and electric guitar. Hopkins’ nimble dexterity made intricate boogie riffs seem easy, and his fascinating penchant for improvising lyrics to fit whatever situation might arise made him a beloved…

“Sam Hopkins was a Texas country bluesman of the highest caliber whose career began in the 1920s and stretched all the way into the 1980s. Along the way, Hopkins watched the genre change remarkably, but he never appreciably altered his mournful Lone Star sound, which translated onto both acoustic and electric guitar. Hopkins’ nimble dexterity made intricate boogie riffs seem easy, and his fascinating penchant for improvising lyrics to fit whatever situation might arise made him a beloved…

Johnny Watson (4/12/1867-11/1/63 1963), blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, best known for his recordings under the name Daddy Stovepipe. Watson also recorded as Jimmy Watson, Sunny Jim and Rev. Alfred Pitts. He may have been the earliest-born blues performer to record. Many of his recordings were jug band duets with his wife, Sarah Watson, who was usually credited as Mississippi Sarah.

Johnny Watson (4/12/1867-11/1/63 1963), blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, best known for his recordings under the name Daddy Stovepipe. Watson also recorded as Jimmy Watson, Sunny Jim and Rev. Alfred Pitts. He may have been the earliest-born blues performer to record. Many of his recordings were jug band duets with his wife, Sarah Watson, who was usually credited as Mississippi Sarah.

Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and (OMG!) Hound Dog Taylor. A blues fan could die happy if he was lucky enough to see this show.

Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and (OMG!) Hound Dog Taylor. A blues fan could die happy if he was lucky enough to see this show.