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Baby Please Don't Go
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The Southern Blues
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In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)
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I Can't Be Satisfied (Album Version)
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Baby I Done Got Wise [Album Version]

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Big Bill Broonzy was born William Lee Conley Broonzy in the tiny town of Scott, Mississippi, just across the river from Arkansas. During his childhood, Broonzy's family -- itinerant sharecroppers and the descendants of ex-slaves -- moved to Pine Bluff to work the fields there. Broonzy learned to play a cigar box fiddle from his uncle, and as a teenager, he played violin in local churches, at community dances, and in a country string band. During World War I, Broonzy enlisted in ... Read more

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