Monday, March 08, 2010

It's The Birthday of Mississippi John Hurt

Happy Birthday going out to Mississippi John Hurt. One of the most gentle and kind hearted bluesmen of all time.

According to Wikipedia;

Mississippi John Hurt (July 3, 1893 or March 8, 1892 — November 2, 1966) was an influential country blues singer and guitarist. He sang in a loud whisper, to a melodious finger-picked guitar accompaniment.

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