Jed Davenport

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        b. Mississippi, USA. Davenport settled in Memphis, where he performed regularly when not touring with medicine shows. He played guitar, trumpet and jug, but it was on harmonica that he recorded, beginning in 1929 with exciting, highly vocalized versions of GÇÿHow Long How Long BluesGÇÖ and GÇÿCow Cow BluesGÇÖ. In 1930, he recorded with his Beale Street Jug Band, which included Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie, producing GÇÿBeale Street BreakdownGÇÖ, a tour de force of harmonica pyr... Read more

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