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Buddy Moss - 64% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eugene Moss, 26 January 1914, Hancock County, Georgia, USA, d. October 1984, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It was as a harmonica player that Moss first appeared on record, in 1930, as one of the Georgia Cotton Pickers with Barbecue Bob and Curley Weaver. Although he apparently learned guitar from Bob, his playing was distinctly in the ragtime-inflected Eastern blues tradition of ar Read more

Scrapper Blackwell - 60% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Francis Hillman Blackwell, 21 February 1903, North Carolina, USA, d. 27 October 1962, Indianapolis, Indiana. Blackwell was one of the most brilliantly innovative guitarists to work in the blues idiom and his unique style defies categorization, being of a quality close to jazz. He was of Cherokee Indian descent and one of 16 children born to Payton and Elizabeth Blackwell. Th Read more

Papa Charlie Jackson - 48% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
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Frank Hutchison - 41% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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20 March 1897, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA, d. 9 November 1945, Dayton, Ohio, USA. Hutchison grew up in Logan County and first played harmonica when aged eight but inspired by bottleneck-style guitar playing he turned to that instrument. Hutchison probably used a penknife more than a bottleneck but soon began to achieve satisfactory results. He first earned a living b Read more

Casey Bill Weldon - 39% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 July 1909, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA. Weldon was briefly married to Memphis Minnie in the 20s, and made his recording debut with the Memphis Jug Band in 1927, also recording under the name of Will Weldon. He sang in a high, straining voice, and played chugging guitar, which, in duet with Vol Stevens, emulated the playing of Charley Jordan. Weldon reappeared in Chicago in Read more

Gus Cannon - 33% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Bumble Bee Slim - 27% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Amos Easton, 7 May 1905, Brunswick, Georgia, USA, d. 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA. Bumble Bee Slim was a blues guitarist, although he seldom played on record; it was as a singer that he recorded prolifically from 1931-37. Leaving home around 1920, he led a itinerant life for eight years before settling in Indianapolis, and later Chicago. As a singer, he was influenced Read more

Dan Pickett - 24% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s
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James Founty. Pickett was a singer and guitarist, whose August 1949 recordings prompted years of speculation. Many noted his stylistic links with the blues of the east coast, and it was through company files that critics discovered his real name. Pickett’s repertoire was derived almost exclusively from 30s recordings, and his virtuosity went into the delivery, rather th Read more

Josh White - 24% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues Folk
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joshua White, 11 February 1915, Greenville, South Carolina, USA, d. 5 September 1969, Manhasset, New York, USA. A grounding in church music stood Josh White in good stead, as it was something to which he returned at various points in a long career as a blues singer and, later, folk entertainer. He learned guitar while acting as a guide for blind street singers, and began his Read more

Gene Campbell - 23% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
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Kansas Joe - 19% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
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Jesse Fuller - 18% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s
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Melvin "Lil' Son" Jackson - 18% match to Yank Rachell

Genres: Blues
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