Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Best of SqueezeMyLemon: Lonnie Pitchford

Lonnie Pitchford, born on October 8, 1955 was a blues musician and instrument maker from Lexington, Mississippi. He passed away on November 8, 1995.

The video below shows him building a one string diddly bo. Notice how he uses a snuff(a type of smokeless tobacco) can for a resonator.

Lonnie Pitchford playing and making a diddly bo

Lonnie Pitchford 55 Blues

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