Henry Spaulding

Henry Spaulding

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Cairo Blues
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Cairo Blues
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Cairo Blues (1929)
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Cairo Blues

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Biography

Country blues guitarist Henry Spaulding only recorded two sides in his brief-as-they-come recording career, his signature song "Cairo Blues" and its flipside "Biddle Street Blues," both tracked on May 9, 1929 in Chicago. Spaulding, who is thought to have been from Future City, Illinois, reportedly passed away shortly after this single session took place. He'd busked regularly with another country blues guitarist, Henry Townsend, and Townsend appropriated Spaulding's string-snapp... Read more

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