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Really loving the gritty blues at the moment, John Lee Hooker, Junior Wells..etc
Who are your favourite blues artists?
Him aside, I'm partial to a little Muddy Walters, Leadbelly and on occasion Robert Johnson.
Big Bill Broonzy
Mississippi Fred McDowell
Mississippi John Hurt
Hambone Willie Newbern
Blind Willie McTell
My favourite? Lightnin Hopkins, without question. Check out "Texas Blues Giant" on Spotify.
I detest electric/Chicago blues but really like the early stuff... Skip James, Memphis Minnie etc. etc.
a few more to add to the above list:
Sonny Boy Williamson
just read a book called 'Deep Blues' by Robert Palmer, was very good
Howlin' Wolf. Hubert Sumlin's guitar on "Killing Floor" = perfection.
One of my favourite songs ever. HONEST. I'm just a little brain-dead.
Link Wray's version really tickles my pickle
If we're counting Billie Holiday, then I'm gonna have to change my favourite to her.