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A fishing guide by profession and a lifelong resident of Lake Mary, near Natchez, in Wilkenson County, MS, Scott Dunbar was a part-time musician born the son of a former slave in 1904. Though by all accounts he had never traveled more than 100 miles from home, Dunbar was well-known in his corner of the state. Unlike most blues singers of his time, however, Dunbar played primarily for white audiences around Lake Mary, not the standard fish fries, picnic dances, rent parties, and ... Read more

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