Acoustic Blues

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Lonnie Johnson

Lonnie Johnson

Lonnie Johnson (February 8, 1899 – June 16, 1970) Growin’ up in New Orleans, Lonnie Johnson learned to play music..
Lead Belly

Lead Belly

He was born Huddie Ledbetter, on a Louisiana plantation. A big man, terribly strong. And all that strength was matched..
Brownie McGhee

Brownie McGhee

In 1941, Okeh Records had a problem.  Best selling artist Blind Boy Fuller had just died suddenly from kidney disease...
Bukka White

Bukka White

It was 1961. The very beginning of the folk blues revival. An up and comin’ young folk singer recorded a..