Brownie McGhee Featuring Sonny Terry Back Country Blues on LP
1947-55 Savoy Recordings!
Singer/guitarist Brownie McGhee and his life long musical partner, blind harp-man, Sonny Terry are best known as champions of the "Piedmont"-style blues pioneered by artists such as Blind Blake, Blind Willie McTell and Blind Boy Fuller. In the 1960s, they became icons of the folk-blues revival. The recordings presented here however showcase a different chapter of the story...This is a collection of raw and rocking jump blues cut between 1947 and 1955 for juke boxes in black beer joints and dancehalls by the New Jersey-based Savoy Record company. Back Country Blues is an essential blues document from some of the genres' most revered artists.