Friday, February 05, 2010

Mississippi John Hurt - "Spike Driver Blues"

Notes from YouTube:

Seen here with Pete Seeger & Hedy West. Not sure of date, circa 1950's-60's(post Seeger blacklist). Playing John Henry (Steeldriver Blues). Lived:(March 8, 1892,Carroll County, Mississippi - November 2, 1966, Grenada, Mississippi) the eighth child of ten.

D.C. Blues: Library of Congress Recordings, Vol. 2

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Mississippi John Hurt

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