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Give My Heart A Break
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Sweet Home Chicago
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Standing At The Crossroads
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Terraplane Blues
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Do Like The Lord Say Do

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Best known as a traveling companion of Robert Johnson, Johnny Shines' own contributions to the blues have often been unfairly shortchanged, simply because Johnson's own legend casts such a long shadow. In his early days, Shines was one of the top slide guitarists in Delta blues, with his own distinctive, energized style; one that may have echoed Johnson's spirit and influence, but was never a mere imitation. Shines eventually made his way north to Chicago, and made the transitio... Read more

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