Son House

Born 21 March 1902. Died 19 October 1988
Son House
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1902-03-21
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Son House

Son House Biography (Wikipedia)

Eddie James "Son" House, Jr. (March 21, 1902 – October 19, 1988) was an American delta blues singer and guitarist, noted for his highly emotional style of singing and slide guitar playing.

After years of hostility to secular music, as a preacher and for a few years also as a church pastor, he turned to blues performance at the age of 25. He quickly developed a unique style by applying the rhythmic drive, vocal power and emotional intensity of his preaching to the newly learned idiom. In a short career interrupted by a spell in Parchman Farm penitentiary, he developed to the point that Charley Patton, the foremost blues artist of the Mississippi Delta region, invited him to share engagements and to accompany him to a 1930 recording session for Paramount Records.

Issued at the start of the Great Depression, the records did not sell and did not lead to national recognition. Locally, House remained popular, and in the 1930s, together with Patton's associate Willie Brown, he was the leading musician of Coahoma County. There he was a formative influence on Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters. In 1941 and 1942, House and the members of his band were recorded by Alan Lomax and John W. Work for the Library of Congress and Fisk University. The following year, he left the Delta for Rochester, New York, and gave up music.

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Don't You Mind (Radio 1 Session, 6 Jul 1970)
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Don't You Mind (Radio 1 Session, 6 Jul 1970)
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Pearline
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Pearline
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The Jinx Blues, Pt. 1
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The Jinx Blues, Pt. 1
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Grinnin' In Your Face
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Grinnin' In Your Face
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President Kennedy
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President Kennedy
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My Black Mama pt1
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My Black Mama pt1
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DON'T YOU MIND PEOPLE GRINNIN' IN YOUR FACE (John Peel Session)
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DON'T YOU MIND PEOPLE GRINNIN' IN YOUR FACE (John Peel Session)
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John the Revelator
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John the Revelator
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Depot Blues
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Depot Blues
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Death Letter Blues
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Death Letter Blues
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My Good Gal (Radio 1 Session, 6 Jul 1970)
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My Good Gal (Radio 1 Session, 6 Jul 1970)
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Death Letter (Radio 1 Session, 6 Jul 1970)
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Death Letter (Radio 1 Session, 6 Jul 1970)
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My Black Mama Pt 2
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My Black Mama Pt 2
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Levee Camp Moan
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Levee Camp Moan
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Jinx Blues
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Jinx Blues
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Pony Blues
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Pony Blues
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Walkin' Blues
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Walkin' Blues
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Empire State Express
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Empire State Express
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Empire State
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Empire State
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Levee Camp Blues
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Levee Camp Blues
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Death Letter
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Death Letter
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