Cripple Clarence Lofton
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Strut That Thing
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More Motion
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Clarence's Blues
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Lofty Blues
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House Rent Struggle

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Cripple Clarence Lofton is one of those colorful names that adorned many an album collection of early boogie-woogie piano 78s in the early days of the '60s folk-blues revival. An early practitioner of the form, along with his fellow contemporaries Cow Cow Davenport, Meade "Lux" Lewis, Pine Top Smith, and Jimmy Yancey, Lofton was one of the originators who spread the word in Chicago in the early '20s. The physically challenged nicknamed he used -- seen by modern audiences as a ... Read more

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