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“This is the first song by Sam Lightnin’ Hopkins that I heard in 1958, and It changed everything about music for me.” Peter Rowan’s new album, ‘Calling You From My Mountain,’ is out June 24 via Rebel Records!
Texas blues sprung up out of the land. From oil fields. Lumber yards. Levee Camps. But there’s really only one man who deserves credit for bringin’ this certain style out of the Lone Star state and out to the rest of the world. Blind Lemon Jefferson.
This week features the birth of one of the greatest blueswomen in history, a blind legend, and one of the biggest landmark Chicago Blues albums of all time, among others. Check it out on This Week in Blues Past