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The Past Five Historic Days In Music

Day One. John Smith Hurt was born in Teoc, Mississippi, on July 3, 1893. He grew up to be the singer, finger-style guitarist, recording artist and performer know around the world as Mississippi John Hurt. Here is a recording that … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Mississippi John Hurt

Today! was the first album of music by Mississippi John Hurt that I owned. Although I don’t recall where or when I bought it, I do know that Today! introduced me to an artist that remains among the most enjoyable and remarkable of … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Mississippi John Hurt

This is my third post celebrating the anniversary of the birthday of Mississippi John Hurt. Last year, in my post of July 3, 2011, I included a link to a video of John playing and singing “You Got To Walk … Continue reading

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