1. Son House discusses the origin of “Charley Bradley’s Ten Sixty-Six Blues”, an unreleased Charley Patton tune, in an interview with John Fahey. Fahey would go on to record a tune by that name decades later on his posthumously-released album Red Cross.

     
  2. plays: 40

    Fred McDowell - Write Me a Few of Your Lines

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  3. japhyr:

Lead Belly
     
  4. emergentpattern:

Dockery Plantation
     
  5. thunderroadguitars:

    1930’s Gibson L-30

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  8. Stefan Grossman talks about meeting and recording with Son House in the mid-1960s.

     
  9. plays: 126

    Son House - Clarksdale Moan

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  10. Chance McCoy & the Appalachian String Band - Gospel Plow

     
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  12. deltabluesfolkgospelandmore:

Henry Sims, 1929, Wardlow Collection. (Charley Patton’s portrait)

    deltabluesfolkgospelandmore:

    Henry Sims, 1929, Wardlow Collection. (Charley Patton’s portrait)

     
  13. plays: 129

    Son House - Shetland Pony Blues

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  14. plays: 81

    Robert Johnson - If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day

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