Daddy Stovepipe

Monday September 29th, 2014
by Blind Carre

Daddy Stovepipe

Daddy Stovepipe Daddy Stovepipe was the second self-accompanied bluesman to record; singer, guitarist and harmonica player, he was born in Mobile, Alabama. Daddy Stovepipe (April 12, 1867 – November 1, 1963) is the name that Johnny Watson used for the most of his recordings; although he also recorded under names Jimmy Watson,
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Ed. Andrews - Barrel House disc

Monday September 22nd, 2014
by Blind Carre

Ed. Andrews

Ed. Andrews Ed. Andrews was an American blues singer and guitarist — from who knows where but probably some place around Atlanta — who made the first-ever male blues recording for OKeh in 1924. The story is simple, after the first recordings by Bessie Smith and Mamie Smith (OKeh, New York, 1920),
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Papa Charlie Jackson - Paramount

Monday July 15th, 2013
by Blind Carre
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Papa Charlie Jackson

Papa Charlie Jackson Papa Charlie Jackson, born William Henry Jacskson (1885 – 1938), was one of the pioneers and most influential blues musicians. Unfortunately we cannot say much about him, as his life is hardly known. Supposedly born in 1885 or 1887, in New Orleans and died in Chicago in 1938, or who
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