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And so it is that Robert Connely Farr has taken up the mantle of helping to keep the Bentonia Blues alive.
‘Ain’t Enough’ is Farr in his pure form, and we couldn’t love it more.
“Lyrically, ‘Down So Long’ is an acknowledgement of the truth of suffering. The melodies derive equal inspiration from the North Mississippi blues of Robert Belfour and the songs of Malian singer/guitarist Boubacar Traoré.” – Ryan Lee Crosby
Remembering the enigmatic and powerful Skip James on his birthday
“Got Mask? Then, Clarksdale’s Juke Joint Festival is on!”
Robert Connely Farr has laid out a 16-track feast of ‘Country Supper,’ and invites us all to sit down for a heaping helping
““It’s important. It’s blues, so it’s the foundation all American music was built on. And it’s the truth.”
Although Farr currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, when he is home you can most likely find him at the Blue Front Cafe in the company of his mentor Jimmy “Duck” Holmes.