J.C. Burris

    J.C. Burris

    • J.C. Burris
    J.C. Burris

    J.C. Burris

    • J.C. Burris

    J.C. Burris

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    Way Down SouthJ.C. Burris

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        The nephew of Sonny Terry, Johnny "J.C." Burris was also a blues harmonica player, though he didn't record too much. He is noted for his use of African rhythm bones, two sticks played like castanets that can be played off the harmonica. Burris did some performing in New York in the 1950s and worked on recording sessions with Terry, Sticks McGhee, and other artists on Folkways Records. At the end of the decade, he relocated to California, finding some work in folk clubs in San Fr... Read more

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