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Jesse Fuller - 96% match to Joseph Spence

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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Papa Charlie Jackson - 50% match to Joseph Spence

Genres: Blues
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K.C. Douglas - 28% match to Joseph Spence

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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21 November 1913, Sharon, Mississippi, USA, d. 18 October 1975, Berkeley, California, USA. Baptised with initials only, Douglas came from a strict Baptist family, his father a minister who disapproved of blues. Although interested in the guitar, he did not acquire one until 1936, taking instruction from uncle Scott Douglas and cousin Isadore Scott. Moving to Jackson, Mississ Read more

Koerner, Ray & Glover - 21% match to Joseph Spence

Genres: Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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This US trio, who were a pivotal influence on the Beatles, among many others, were among the first to authenticate the notion that ‘white men can play the blues’. Tony ‘Little Sun’ Glover, Dave Ray (17 August 1943, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, d. 28 November 2002, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) and ‘Spider’ John Koerner (b. 31 August 1938, Rochester, Read more

Shirley Collins - 21% match to Joseph Spence

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Shirley Elizabeth Collins, 5 July 1935, Hastings, East Sussex, England. Collins was established as a leading English folk singer following her discovery by a BBC researcher. In 1959, she accompanied archivist Alan Lomax on a tour of southern American states before making her recording debut the same year with Sweet England, issued on Topic Records. In 1964 she completed Folk Read more

Gus Cannon - 20% match to Joseph Spence

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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