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Blues Came To Texas Lopin' Like A Mule: The Influence of Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blues Came To Texas Lopin' Like A Mule: The Influence of Blind Lemon Jefferson

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Today we spotlight Blind Lemon Jefferson and the enormous influence he had on his contemporaries and countless blues artist over the ensuing decades. Throughout the ’20s Lemon spearheaded a boom in ‘race’ record sales that featured male down-home blues singers and such was the appeal of his recordings that in turn they were responsible for inspiring a whole new generation of blues singers.

Show notes: http://sundayblues.org/?p=5927

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Andy Macdonald

Great, thanks. So fluent on guitar.