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Piney Creek Weasels

♫ Off to California - Piney Creek Weasels.

Dock Boggs - A towering old-time music figure and banjo innovator, who played a unique Appalachian folk &  blues hybrid. One of the greatest finger pick in' banjo players of all time.

Smithsonian Folkways - Dock Boggs: Legendary Singer and Banjo Player - Dock Boggs

"Leadbelly" (Huddie Ledbetter), New York, 1944–45 - Berenice Abbott

Master of Blues, "Leadbelly (Huddie Ledbetter)," New York, - Berenice Abbott

Tampa Red (January 8, 1904 -March 19,1981), born Hudson Woodbridge  was a  Chicago blues musician.  Tampa Red is best known as an accomplished and influential blues guitarist who had a unique single-string slide style. His songwriting and his silky, polished "bottleneck" technique influenced other leading Chicago blues guitarists, such as Big Bill Broonzy and Robert Nighthawk, as well as Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Mose Allison and many others.

Tampa Red (January 8, 1904 -March 19,1981), born Hudson Woodbridge was a Chicago blues musician. Tampa Red is best known as an accomplished and influential blues guitarist who had a unique single-string slide style. His songwriting and his silky, polished "bottleneck" technique influenced other leading Chicago blues guitarists, such as Big Bill Broonzy and Robert Nighthawk, as well as Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Mose Allison and many others.

Skip James

the-night-picture-collector: “ Skip James, Hard Time Killin Floor Blues ”

Lead Belly

Leadbelly - Inspired all the blues singers, incl Eric Burdon, Kurt Cobain

Gus Cannon (September 12, 1883 – October 15, 1979) was a blues musician who helped to popularize jug bands (such as his own Cannon's Jug Stompers) in the 1920s and 1930s. There is doubt about his birth year; his tombstone gives the date as 1874.

Gus Cannon was a folk blues musician who played the banjo, jug, and also sang. He began working for Paramount Records in and was known as "Banjo Joe".

Blind Blake

One of my very favorite pre-war Blues musicians is Blind Blake , who recorded sides for Paramount circa You may or may.

Jim Reeves  James Travis "Jim" Reeves was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s

Jim Reeves James Travis "Jim" Reeves was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the to the

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