CD Vanguard Visionaries [Mississippi John Hurt] (CD 1127659),
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Vanguard Visionaries [Mississippi John Hurt]


  • 1. Candy Man
    2. Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor
    3. Spike Driver Blues
    4. I'm Satisfied
    5. Since I've Laid My Burden Down
    6. Richland Woman Blues
    7. Chicken, The
    8. Stagolee
    9. Goodnight Irene
    10. Farther Along
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 731422

  • Credits
    ProducerVince Hans (Compilation)
    Engineer

    Although Mississippi John Hurt had been performing and recording since the 1920s, it wasn't until the early '60s that Hurt's unique picking and laid-back singing style were rediscovered in a big way. Musicologist Tom Hoskins encouraged the singer to play at the 1963 Newport Folk Festival, and his career revival took off. These 10 tracks, culled from the few recordings he made for Vanguard before his death in '66, capture the blues/folk master at his mellow mid-career best.

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