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Blind Lemon Jefferson

About Blind Lemon Jefferson

One of the most famous masters of the blues, Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded a number of highly revered race records (78s) in the Charleston-soaked 1920s. Jefferson's Texas Blues songs were touched by his two octave vocal range and guitar playing that accompanied his crooning melodies like a third harmonic voice. He poured his hard times and fast living into his playing and songs. His recorded music was popular coast-to-coast (no small feat in the ‘20s), and contributed to the awareness of racial equality. His well thought-out arrangements and random, sporadic, improvised guitar solos have influenced most every blues musician.

Listen toBlind Lemon Jeffersonon Rhapsody

One of the most famous masters of the blues, Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded a number of highly revered race records (78s) in the Charleston-soaked 1920s. Jefferson's Texas Blues songs were touched by his two octave vocal range and guitar playing that accompanied his crooning melodies like a third harmonic voice. He poured his hard times and fast living into his playing and songs. His recorded music was popular coast-to-coast (no small feat in the ‘20s), and contributed to the awareness of racial equality. His well thought-out arrangements and random, sporadic, improvised guitar solos have influenced most every blues musician.

About Blind Lemon Jefferson

One of the most famous masters of the blues, Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded a number of highly revered race records (78s) in the Charleston-soaked 1920s. Jefferson's Texas Blues songs were touched by his two octave vocal range and guitar playing that accompanied his crooning melodies like a third harmonic voice. He poured his hard times and fast living into his playing and songs. His recorded music was popular coast-to-coast (no small feat in the ‘20s), and contributed to the awareness of racial equality. His well thought-out arrangements and random, sporadic, improvised guitar solos have influenced most every blues musician.

About Blind Lemon Jefferson

One of the most famous masters of the blues, Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded a number of highly revered race records (78s) in the Charleston-soaked 1920s. Jefferson's Texas Blues songs were touched by his two octave vocal range and guitar playing that accompanied his crooning melodies like a third harmonic voice. He poured his hard times and fast living into his playing and songs. His recorded music was popular coast-to-coast (no small feat in the ‘20s), and contributed to the awareness of racial equality. His well thought-out arrangements and random, sporadic, improvised guitar solos have influenced most every blues musician.