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David “Honeyboy” Edwards was the last of the old guard blues players. He was from Shaw, Mississippi. Was inspired to play guitar at age 14 by watching Tommy Johnson—the man who wrote “Big Road Blues” and “Canned Heat”—work his guitar…
A delay in accepting a several thousand dollar Buy-It-Now offer results in a bidding war that netted an 825% higher buying price.
The headstone of Mississippi Delta Blues legend Tommy Johnson was desecrated just months after finally being placed on his grave in what appears to be a deliberate act of vandalism — 45 years after he was buried.