Jessie Mae Hemphill

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    Go Back to Your Used to BeJessie Mae Hemphill
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    All Night Boogie (Jessie's Boogie)Jessie Mae Hemphill
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        A Mississippi singer/guitarist, Jessie Mae Hemphill weaves strong Delta traditions into her idiosyncratic style. Hemphill comes from a musical background -- reportedly, her grandfather was recorded in the fields by Alan Lomax in the '40s. Jessie Mae learned how to play guitar as a child by watching her relatives perform. Throughout the '60s and '70s, she sang with various Mississippi bar bands. In the early '80s, she decided to pursue a solo career. Hemphill began playing solo... Read more

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