CeDell "Big G" Davis

CeDell "Big G" Davis

Top Songs

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Let Me Play With Your Poodle
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You Got To Do The Boogie Woogie

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Biography

CeDell Davis was born in 1927 in Helena, Arkansas. His right hand was crippled by polio at the age of ten, so he switched his guitar to a left-handed bottleneck style played with a knife, which made for a unique, atonal sound. He played locally throughout the 1950s and '60s with friends such as Robert Nighthawk, Big Joe Williams, and Charlie Jordan. In 1957, Davis was badly injured in a stampede at a St. Louis tavern, crippling him even further and confining him to a wheelchair,... Read more

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