Mississippi John Hurt

The Rough Guide To Mississippi John Hurt

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World Music Network

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With his beautifully refined guitar fingerpicking style and gentle voice, Mississippi John Hurt had a truly unique interpretation of the blues which was rooted in the bygone songster and ragtime traditions. Leaving behind a legacy of great songs, these beautifully remastered 1928 recordings show why he influenced many great musicians during the folkrevival including Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk and Taj Mahal. Undoubtedly one of the greatest and most influential of all of the pre-war country blues artists, this collection includes the legendary murder ballads ‘Stack O’ Lee Blues’ and ‘Louis Collins’. Mississippi John Hurt is forever immortalized in these classic country blues recordings.

TRACK LISTING

Frankie
Louis Collins
Stack O’ Lee Blues
Ain’t No Tellin’
Spike Driver Blues
Avalon Blues
Nobody’s Dirty Business
Candy Man Blues
Blessed Be The Name
Big Leg Blues
Got The Blues, Can’t Be Satisfied
Blue Harvest Blues
Praying On The Old Camp Ground

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