Blind Lemon Jefferson

American blues and gospel. Born 24 September 1893. Died 19 December 1929
Blind Lemon Jefferson
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1893-09-24
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Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson Biography (Wikipedia)

Lemon Henry "Blind Lemon" Jefferson (September 24, 1893 – December 19, 1929) was an American blues and gospel singer, songwriter, and musician. He was one of the most popular blues singers of the 1920s and has been called the "Father of the Texas Blues".

Jefferson's performances were distinctive because of his high-pitched voice and the originality of his guitar playing. His recordings sold well, but he was not a strong influence on younger blues singers of his generation, who could not imitate him as easily as they could other commercially successful artists. Later blues and rock and roll musicians, however, did attempt to imitate both his songs and his musical style.

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See That My Grave's Kept Clean
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See That My Grave's Kept Clean
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Prison Cell Blues
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Prison Cell Blues
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Got the Blues
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Got the Blues
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Mosquito Man
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Mosquito Man
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Rabbit Foot Blues
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Rabbit Foot Blues
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Matchbox Blues
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Matchbox Blues
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One Dying Blues
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One Dying Blues
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Long Distance Moan
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Long Distance Moan
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Rising High Water Blues
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Rising High Water Blues
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Christmas Eve Blues
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Christmas Eve Blues
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