Author: JD Nash

JD Nash is the former host of Blues Influence on WREN radio and current editor-in-chief of American Blues Scene.

Editor’s note: Please welcome the newest addition to American Blues Scene online: “This Week in Blues Past”! You asked for a weekly summary of our daily blues history on Facebook and we listened! Come visit each Monday, where we will be listing the top ten events in blues history in chronological order. 1. Arhoolie Records November 3rd, 1960: The first Arhoolie Records album arrived from the pressing plant for distribution. It was 250 copies of Mance Lipscomb’s Texas Sharecropper and Songster recorded by Arhoolie founder, Chris Strachwitz in Navasota, Texas. Other artists recorded on that Texas trip included “Black Ace”…

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