Blues fingerpicking guitarist, singer, and sharecropper, Mississippi John Hurt was born in the heart of Mississippi Hill Country, along the veiny tributaries of the great American river. His moving renditions of "Frankie" and "Spike Driver Blues" were included in Harry Smith's American Anthology of Folk Music in 1952 and were vitally influential on the Greenwich Village folk music revival of the 1960s, as well as John Fahey's development of the American Primitive Guitar genre.

Single LP with single pocket tip-on jacket with soft touch finish.

TMR459
Mississippi John Hurt

American Epic: The Best of Mississippi John Hurt

Standard Black Vinyl

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Blues fingerpicking guitarist, singer, and sharecropper, Mississippi John Hurt was born in the heart of Mississippi Hill Country, along the veiny tributaries of the great American river. His moving renditions of "Frankie" and "Spike Driver Blues" were included in Harry Smith's American Anthology of Folk Music in 1952 and were vitally influential on the Greenwich Village folk music revival of the 1960s, as well as John Fahey's development of the American Primitive Guitar genre.

Single LP with single pocket tip-on jacket with soft touch finish.

Tracklist

  1. 1. Frankie
  2. 2. Ain’t No Tellin’
  3. 3. Spike Driver Blues
  4. 4. Avalon Blues
  5. 5. Louis Collins
  6. 6. Candy Man Blues
  7. 7. Stack O' Lee Blues
  8. 8. Praying On The Old Camp Ground
  9. 9. Blue Harvest Blues
  10. 10. Got the Blues Can’t be Satisfied
  11. 11. Big Leg Blues
  12. 12. Nobody's Dirty Business
  13. 13. Blessed Be The Name