Mississippi Sheiks

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    Sitting On Top Of The World (Album Version)Mississippi Sheiks
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    Stop And Listen BluesMississippi Sheiks
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    I've Got Blood In My Eyes For You (Album Version)Mississippi Sheiks
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    The World Is Going WrongMississippi Sheiks
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    Lonely One In This TownMississippi Sheiks

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        The Mississippi Sheiks were one of the most popular string bands of the late '20s and early '30s. Formed in Jackson around 1926, the band blended country and blues fiddle music -- both old-fashioned and risqu+¬ -- and included guitarist Walter Vinson and fiddler Lonnie Chatmon, with frequent appearances by guitarists Bo Carter and Sam Chatmon, who were also busy with their own solo careers. The musicians were the sons of Ezell Chatmon, uncle of Charlie Patton and leader of an ar... Read more

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