John Hurt's guitar playing and singing is a life-changing experience. I defy anyone to listen to this and not be moved.
You can hear the influence that Hurt had on legions of musicians, particularly in the 60's and 70's. His guitar playing style and vocal style resonate throughout all of popular music. Mississippi John Hurt is a great "discovery" for me, make him a great discovery for yourself also. Simply put, this recording by Mississppi John Hurt is a folk blues masterpiece.
Some of the finest country blues, ballads, spirituals and dance tunes from the rural south are represented here. What makes them special, however, is Hurt's brilliant guitar work and hushed, emotional, vocal style. If your not hooked after "Richland Women Blues" there's truly a hole in your soul.
I originally bought this album in and it simply remains one of my all time best of John Hurt. Can't wait to replace my old scratched vinyl. The quality of recordings are excellent and the material is first shelf product. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries. Translate all reviews to English. Report abuse. Report abuse Translate review to English. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Back to top. Get to Know Us. Make Money with Us.
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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Hurt had made commercial recordings for the now-defunct Okeh Records in ; these did not sell well, and he drifted back into obscurity in southern Mississippi.
As well as this, a man had discovered a copy of Hurt's "Avalon Blues", which gave the name of Hurt's home town, Avalon, Mississippi. In , Tom Hoskins and Richard Spotswood, two folk enthusiasts, located him in Avalon using the song.
Hoskins convinced him to move to Washington, D. Hurt was invited to perform at the Newport Folk Festival in , where he was greeted as a "living legend". Following this performance, he began to tour around various universities, and recorded a second album in David Freedlander, of Allmusic , writes this of Today! It shows From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American country blues singer and guitarist.
Hurt making a recording for the Library of Congress in July March 8, , is the date written in his family's Bible and accepted by his biographer Philip Ratcliffe and by the researchers Bob Eagle and Eric LeBlanc as the most likely. Other possible dates include March 3, shown on his gravestone ; March 8, ; March 16, ; July 2, ; July 3, ;  and May 5, Blues: A Regional Experience.
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