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Statesboro Blues - When the Sun Goes Down Series (2003 Remastered)

Blind Willie McTell

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Album Review

Statesboro Blues focuses on 17 classic performances by Blind Willie McTell. These tracks were recorded between late 1927 through February 1932 for RCA Victor. This is revelatory material recommended to anyone not familiar with the prewar blues master of the 12-string guitar. "Dark Night Blues," "Stole Rider Blues," and the title cut, "Statesboro Blues," are among the highlights along with four tracks recorded under the pseudonym Hot Shot Willie & Ruby Glaze and two featuring McTell and Alfoncy and Bethenea Harris.

Biography

Born: 05 May 1901 in Thomson, GA

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s

Willie Samuel McTell was one of the blues' greatest guitarists, and also one of the finest singers ever to work in blues. A major figure with a local following in Atlanta from the 1920s onward, he recorded dozens of sides throughout the '30s under a multitude of names — all the better to juggle "exclusive" relationships with many different record labels at once — including Blind Willie, Blind Sammie, Hot Shot Willie, and Georgia Bill, as a backup musician to Ruth Mary Willis. And those...
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