Blind Blake

Blind Blake was one of the most important musicians in the development of blues guitar playing, a fingerpicker with a strong, rhythmic ragtime influenced style that makes him a mythic figure to guitarists and blues aficionados. People have been trying, and failing, to duplicate his fingerpicking technique since his first 78 RPM records appeared. His “piano style” playing, a complex mix of bass notes and free flowing high string arpeggios still sounds modern in the 21st century. Like Mississippi John Hurt, Black used the blues as a stepping off point to create his own unique and instantly identifiable... Read More

City Of Origin:
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Genre:
Blues, Country Blues
Birthdate:
1893
Death date:
1933
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Tracks

Mississippi River Blues

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 5
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Long Tall Mama

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 5
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Worrying You of My Mind

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 5
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Rising Sun Shine On

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 5
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Come Home Early

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 5
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Good Jelly

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 5
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Bull Cow Blues

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 5
+ $0.98
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