Blind Arvella Gray

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    John HenryBlind Arvella Gray
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    There's More Pretty Girls Than OneBlind Arvella Gray
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    Take Your Burden to The LordBlind Arvella Gray
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    Arvella's Work SongBlind Arvella Gray
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    Those Old Fashioned Alley BluesBlind Arvella Gray

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        Chicago bluesman Blind Arvella Gray was born Walter Dixon in Somerville, TX, on January 28, 1906. A world-class raconteur, he vividly embellished the details of his life and never told a particular story the same way twice, meaning the exact circumstance of his formative years are impossible to document with any certainty. But by most accounts Gray began as a stick-up man, reportedly driving a getaway car for Detroit's infamous Purple Gang; during a botched bank robbery attempt ... Read more

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