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  1. Michael Jerome Browne's Sliding Delta digs into blues rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Canada.com

    ... were playing Hendrix and Led Zeppelin and that stuff. And I thought that was cool, but for me it was Mississippi John Hurt a I guess I didn't care that much that I was weird." Browne put the weird to work, and the one-time teenage blues prodigy (who ...


  2. The songwriter's debt to the songRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Sunday Herald

    ... Los Angeles (she'd been playing there the night she wrote Morning Dew). She toured with Judy Collins, Mississippi John Hurt and Richie Havens and she can share memories of Greenwich Village in the 1960s, recalling when Bob Dylan signed with Columbia ...


  3. George Ezra Travels Across Europe For "Wanted On Voyage"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Q1043.com

    ... Van Morrison." He then went further down the rabbit hole and discovered the legends of blues. "I found Mississippi John Hurt, Lead Belly, Woodie Guthrie."


  4. New beers and a festival celebrate Oregon's favorite brews: craft beer and good coffee.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | OregonLive.com

    "Coffee time, that's the time I like," says Mississippi John Hurt at the beginning of "Coffee Blues." Yes, he was talking about Maxwell House, but he certainly could've been speaking for most Portlanders.


  5. Talking the hunt for 78s with Amanda PetrusichRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Philly.com

    ... in 1929 - a haunting, spectral song that lingers long after the record stops." Candy Man Blues , Mississippi John Hurt. "He recorded this song for Okeh Records in New York City in 1928: It's a funny, filthy song about a stick of candy (or, well, you ...


  6. Lib at Large: Golden Gate Transit bus driver driven to the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... that includes five original songs plus traditional tunes and classics by the likes of Willie McTell, Mississippi John Hurt and Sonny Boy Williamson ( slowlyiturnmusic.com ). The son of an Episcopal priest father and high school librarian mother, ...


  7. Mississippi John Hurt - Stack O'lee Blues / Candy Man BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | MusicEmissions

    Stack O'Lee, aka Stagger Lee, was despite whan you may think, a real person - Stagger Lee Shelton - and his murder of Billy Lyons passed into black American folklore and became the subject of many a song. Mississippi John Hurt lent his own distinctive finger picking style to this version from 1929.


  8. Press Play: John Maxwell's masterful 'Blues for Evangeline'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... Mixed among his five originals are traditional songs and tunes by Willie McTell, Sonny Boy Williamson, Mississippi John Hurt, Johnny Long and Leroy Carr. If this is the first you've heard of Maxwell, it's because you probably don't take public ...


  9. 's Best of 2014 - Elena See's Top Picks of the YearRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Folk Alley

    ... work together. Here's why this recording makes my best of 2014 list: Brownie McGhee. Lead Belly. Mississippi John Hurt. Little Brother Montgomery. Peg Leg Sam. All these amazing musicians I've heard of, in passing, but don't really know...here there ...


  10. LIVE: Jim Kweskin & Happy Traum @ Caffe Lena, 11/13/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Nippertown!

    ... Special"). Traum also served up the tribute song, "Mississippi John," which Kweskin followed with Mississippi John Hurt's own scintillating, ribald "Candy Man." "This is not a children's song," Kweskin pointed out. Traum added, "Yeah, that's what ...


  11. Saturday Nite Live!! Ramblin' Steve GardnerRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    ... music, including tunes not often heard in these parts. His repertoire includes numbers made famous by Mississippi John Hurt in 1929, tunes from the Carter Family's original 1928 Bristol sessions, and the very first million-selling hit ever! Arthur ...


  12. Piers Faccini & Vincent Segal Release New Album 'Songs of Time Lost' Out NowRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... strands, made up of both artists' diverse influences. There is the blues that Piers first heard from Mississippi John Hurt ("Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor"), a composition by Alain Peters from the island of La Runion ("Mang pou le coeur"), a ...


  13. Madeloni reviews Scott Ainslies's new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... called 'A 1934 Gibson and the Music of its Youth.' " The collection breaks down into six tunes from Mississippi John Hurt's recordings, two from Robert Johnson, one from Reverend Gary Davis and is seasoned with songs from the popular canon of the ...


  14. Bluesman Guy Davis to perform Nov. 22 for Delaware Friends of FolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Cape Gazette

    ... and stories. His wide range of influences include Blind Willie McTell, Skip James, Manse Lipscomb, Mississippi John Hurt, Elizabeth Cotton, and Buddy Guy, among others. It was through Taj Mahal that he found his way to the old-time blues. Along with ...


  15. Craig Sonnenfeld and Patti DeRosa in Concert at Paradise Cafe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... I love these traditions and I call them the real American classics. Whether it is Robert Johnson or Mississippi John Hurt, or Hank Williams or Woody Guthrie or Elvis or Ray Charles you listen to, all of these people were originals drawing on past ...


  16. Vintage guitar the inspiration for Scott Ainslie's new CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... - the kind of music that Ainslie really loves. He named his CD "First Shot Missed Him" after one of Mississippi John Hurt's songs and considers the CD his homage to the great masters of blues. These songs were popular when this guitar was still ...


  17. Noted blues musician Scott Ainslee new album follows vintage guitar's leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... and heyday. The result is The Last Shot Got Him, an album released on Oct. 28 and named for a tune by Mississippi John Hurt. It features blues, songs, and standards popular when the guitar was young. (To stream the single "The Last Shot Got Him," ...


  18. Commercial Tunage Hits 5,000 TV Commercial UploadsRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... TV commercials featuring unique songs performed by non-mainstream artists. From Andrew Simple to Mississippi John Hurt to Elijah And The Moon, viewers really feel connected with Subaru cars with the great message delivered with each ad. Kia on the ...


  19. Bruce Cockburn: 'I'm not particularly given to looking back'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... to several tribute albums, including the song Avalon, My Home Town , which is the title track to a Mississippi John Hurt tribute. Is he your guy, as far as an influence on your guitar playing? He's certainly one of them. And a major one, as far as ...


  20. October 2014 New ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... We'll start off with 3 contrasting covers-Piers Faccini and Vincent Segal cover a tune made famous by Mississippi John Hurt as well as a much older Neapolitan song while the Rob Garcia 4 play their take on Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing." Tamar ...