Friday, December 23, 2011

Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues



When it comes to the Blues it doesn't get much better than Mississippi John Hurt.  I may have to put this title on my New Year's Wish List.

2 comments:

  1. I remember what a great exchange of ideas we had in discussing the book about Bob Dylan. Doubtless he would love to say a few good words about Mississippi John Hurt and how he was influenced by him.

    Speaking of which (not to change the subject) I wonder if Roscoe Holcomb was mentioned as a possible influence on Dylan as well:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cJRRc8FToQ&feature=related

    ReplyDelete