Mississippi John Hurt

Mississippi John Hurt

Mississippi John Hurt

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Candy Man
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Corrinna, Corrinna
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Candy Man Blues
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Since I've Laid My Burden Down

Albums

  • Discovery

    Jun 2021 • 18 songs

  • Nobody's Dirty Business

    May 2021 • 1 song

  • Stack O'Lee / Louis Collins

    May 2021 • 2 songs

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Mississippi John Hurt

Biography

No blues singer ever presented a more gentle, genial image than Mississippi John Hurt. A guitarist with an extraordinarily lyrical and refined fingerpicking style, he also sang with a warmth unique in the field of blues, and the gospel influence in his music gave it a depth and reflective quality unusual in the field. Coupled with the sheer gratitude and amazement that he felt over having found a mass audience so late in life, and playing concerts in front of thousands of people -- for fees that seemed astronomical to a man who had always made music a sideline to his life as a...
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