Fenton Robinson

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by Fenton Robinson

Biography

23 September 1935, Greenwood, Mississippi, USA. Robinson took an interest in guitar on hearing T-Bone Walker’s Black & White Records in 1946 and was helped by local musician Sammy Hampton. In 1951 he moved to Memphis and received tuition from Charles McGowan, guitarist in Billy ‘Red’ Love’s band. In 1953 he moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, to play with Love and Eddie Snow. He formed a band with Larry Davis, then a drummer but later a bass player and guitarist. Robinson... Read more

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blues
classic blues
acoustic
acoustic blues
blues guitar
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