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Mississippi Fred McDowell
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Mcdowell, MississippiFred - I Do Not Play No Rock `n' Roll: 180 gram - LP
1969 Capitol. When MississippiFredMcDowell proclaimed on one of his last albums, "I do not play no rock & roll," it was less a boast by an aging musician swept aside by the big beat than a mere statement of fact. As a stylist and purveyor of the original Delta blues, he was superb, equal parts Charley Patton and Son House coming to the fore through his roughed-up vocals and slashing bottleneck style of guitar playing. McDowell knew he was the real deal, and while others were diluting and updating...
MississippiFredMcDowell - Good Morning Little School Girlblues & Spirituals
Beginning with the release of two MississippiFredMcDowell albums in 1965 and 1966, Arhoolie Records became permanently identified with the man and his music. Released in 1994, Arhoolie's Good Morning Little School Girl combines secular and sacred material from sessions that took place in 1964 and 1965. This portion of the McDowell legacy more or less picks up where the earlier Alan Lomax recordings left off. On most of the spirituals (''Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning,'' ''Get Right Church,...
Arguably the greatest recordings of his career were the two albums for Arhoolie, recorded at the height of the blues revival in 1964-1965. This is the first of those two and it's an absolutely stunning piece of delta blues majesty. Includes download.
Description Who hasn't been influenced by MississippiFredMcDowell? Imitated by just about everyone that has picked up a slide, his impact has spread the world over. With so many trying to figure out exactly how he played, we are so fortunate to have a lesson like this one where we get to learn from the man himself. The footage of FredMcDowell seen in this lesson is a treasure because it's as if it was filmed with us, the students of McDowell's style, in mind. With clear shots of his left and...