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Exemplar of the Delta Blues: Son House

Posted December 22nd, 2011 at 07:18 PM by bluesman
Updated December 22nd, 2011 at 07:23 PM by bluesman

I recently posted this on the forums. I plan on keeping my 'Blues with Bluesman' topics here to allow criticism and correction as I continue my journey through American music. Dig it. Without further ado, the great Son House:

Eddie James "Son" House, Jr. was born in Riverton, Mississippi to parents Eddie House, Sr. and Maggie in the year 1902. Eddie Sr. was at the time a relatively successful horn player. As a child, his parents split, and little Eddie followed his...
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