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By Julian C. Piper

This intensely own and unique account is a picture of Blues from an interloper welcomed into the internal circles of Southern Blues icons. In his early forties, Englishman Julian C. Piper spent a 12 months overseas at Louisiana nation collage learning and performed blues essentially on the Blues field in Baton Rouge. There he met the various musicians with whom he carried out interviews among 1987 and 1988. these interviews shape the root of this e-book. via his shut friendship with Blues field proprietor Tabby Thomas and his son Chris, Piper accumulated tales of blues luminaries together with Silas Hogan, Robert Pete Williams, Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter, Lonesome sunset, Chris Thomas King, Lightening narrow, and lots of more.

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