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TRIX 3307 – Robert Jr. Lockwood: “Contrasts”

3307: Robert Jr. Lockwood – “Contrasts” Original LP and CD re-release       One of the happiest events in recent blues history is the emergence of Robert Jr. Lockwood from semi-retirement. He returns not as a man whose marvelous talent has seen better … Continue reading

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TRIX 3306 – Guitar Shorty: “Alone in His Field”

3306: Guitar Shorty – “Alone in his Field”               * Original LP and CD re-release Guitar Shorty is an unique indivldual, both from a musical and personal standpoint. In the former, he is a total musical animal, often spontaneously creating material on the … Continue reading

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TRIX 3305 – Willie Trice: “Blue & Rag’d”

3305: WILLIE TRICE – “Blue & Rag’d”            Original LP and CD re-release             Born February 10, 1910, Willie Agusta Trice has lived all his life within a mile or two of his birthplace, a quiet rural section of wooded … Continue reading

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TRIX 3304 – Henry Johnson: “The Union County Flash!”

3304: Henry Johnson: “The Union County Flash!”        Original LP and CD re-release                 Gospel music (Black sacred music) could be considered the lowest common denominator in the history of black music (I do not mean in any qualitative sense) in that it … Continue reading

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TRIX 3303 – Frank Edwards: “Done Some Travelin’”

3303 – Frank Edwards: “Done Some Travelin’”                                                   Atlanta is sort of an odd city – kind of a cultural … Continue reading

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TRIX 3302 – Peg Leg Sam: “Medicine Show Man”

3302 – Peg Leg Sam: “Medicine Show Man”          Original LP and CD re-release                            Back in the old days before television came along, one created entertainment or went to an occasional … Continue reading

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TRIX 3301 – Eddie Kirkland: “Front and Center”

3301 – Eddie Kirkland: “Front and Center”                           * Macon, Georgia seems not to have a reputation as being a particularly memorable town for black musicians – though Fred McMullen was reputed to have come from there and the Rev. Pearly … Continue reading

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