Papa George Lightfoot

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    Ah Come On HoneyPapa George Lightfoot
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    My Woman Is Tired Of Me Lyin'Papa George Lightfoot
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    Love My BabyPapa George Lightfoot
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    Goin' Down That Muddy RoadPapa George Lightfoot
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        Thanks to a handful of terrific 1950s sides, the name of Papa Lightfoot was spoken in hushed and reverent tones by 1960s blues aficionados. Then, producer Steve LaVere tracked down the elusive harp master in Natchez, cutting an album for Vault in 1969 that announced to the world that Lightfoot was still wailing like a wildman on the mouth organ. Alas, his comeback was short-lived; he died in 1971 of respiratory failure and cardiac arrest. Sessions for Peacock in 1949 (unissued... Read more

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