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The Immortal Mississippi John Hurt


  • 1. Since I've Laid Burden Down
    2. Moaning the Blues
    3. Stocktime (Buck Dance)
    4. Lazy Blues
    5. Richland Woman Blues
    6. Wise and Foolish Virgins (Tender Virgins)
    7. Hop Joint
    8. Monday Morning Blues
    9. I've Got the Blues and I Can't Be Satisfied
    10. Keep on Knocking
    11. Chicken, The
    12. Stagolee
    13. Nearer My God to Thee
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 79248

  • Credits
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    One of the best albums of country blues ever recorded. The fingerpicking is delicate, the vocals mellow and sweet. Many tunes that remain associated with Hurt are included here in versions that rival his legendary recordings from the late '20s. "Richland Woman Blues," "Stagolee," "The Chicken," and "Since I've Laid My Burden Down" sound as fresh as ever in these '60s versions. This album leaves little doubt as to why Hurt was so beloved after his rediscovery. ~ Brian Beatty

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  • Genre: Blues
  • Label: Vanguard 79248
  • Distributor: Welk
  • Analog/Digital: n/a
  • Mono/Stereo: Stereo
  • Studio/Live: Studio
  • UPC: 015707924825
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