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Rev. Gary Davis

Reverend Gary Davis, also Blind Gary Davis, (April 1896 – May was a blues and gospel singer and guitarist, who was also proficient on the banjo and harmonica. His finger-picking guitar style influenced many other artists.

Reverend Gary Davis | Harlem Street Singer

Reverend Gary Davis | Harlem Street Singer

The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer by Johnny Mercer, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0307265196/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_2JJqqb06MMWFJ

The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer by Johnny Mercer, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0307265196/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_2JJqqb06MMWFJ

J.D. Short (February 26, 1902 – October 21, 1962)[3] was an American Delta blues singer, guitarist[4] and harmonicist. He was a multi-instrumentalist, and possessed a distinctive vibrato laden, singing voice.[2] Early in his career, Short recorded under a number of pseudonyms, including Jelly Jaw Short.[1] His more noteworthy works included "Lonesome Swamp Rattlesnake" and "You're Tempting Me.

J.D. Short (February 26, 1902 – October 21, 1962)[3] was an American Delta blues singer, guitarist[4] and harmonicist. He was a multi-instrumentalist, and possessed a distinctive vibrato laden, singing voice.[2] Early in his career, Short recorded under a number of pseudonyms, including Jelly Jaw Short.[1] His more noteworthy works included "Lonesome Swamp Rattlesnake" and "You're Tempting Me.

Doc Watson stands alone. There's nobody who can get a note out of an acoustic guitar that sounds quite like his thundering riffs. And he exudes the aura of a sweet soul who does not take himself too seriously.

Doc Watson stands alone. There's nobody who can get a note out of an acoustic guitar that sounds quite like his thundering riffs. And he exudes the aura of a sweet soul who does not take himself too seriously.

Floyd Jones (July 21,1917-December 19,1989) was a blues singer, guitarist and songwriter who is significant as one of the first of the new generation of electric blues artists to record in Chicago after World War II. A number of Jones' recordings are regarded as classics of the Chicago blues idiom and his song "On The Road Again" was a top ten hit for Canned Heat in 1968.

Floyd Jones (July 21,1917-December 19,1989) was a blues singer, guitarist and songwriter who is significant as one of the first of the new generation of electric blues artists to record in Chicago after World War II. A number of Jones' recordings are regarded as classics of the Chicago blues idiom and his song "On The Road Again" was a top ten hit for Canned Heat in 1968.

R L Burnside, American Mississippi dirty blues singer, songwriter and guitarist who only gained broad recognition in the early 1990s

R L Burnside, American Mississippi dirty blues singer, songwriter and guitarist who only gained broad recognition in the early

Howlin Wolf and Hubert Sumlin

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

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