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Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
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You Got to Move
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Levee Camp Blues
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Meet Me Down In Froggy Bottom
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Drop Down Mama

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When Mississippi Fred McDowell proclaimed on one of his last albums, "I do not play no rock & roll," it was less a boast by an aging musician swept aside by the big beat than a mere statement of fact. As a stylist and purveyor of the original Delta blues, he was superb, equal parts Charley Patton and Son House coming to the fore through his roughed-up vocals and slashing bottleneck style of guitar playing. McDowell knew he was the real deal, and while others were diluting and up... Read more

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