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Brownie McGhee

Brownie McGhee
Born: Nov 30, 1915 in Knoxville, TN
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Died: Feb 16, 1996 in Oakland, CA
Genre: Blues, R&B
Biography: Brownie McGhee's death in 1996 was an enormous loss in the blues field. Although he had been semi-retired and suffering from stomach cancer, the guitarist was still the leading Piedmont-style bluesman on the planet, venerated worldwide for his prolific activities both on his own and with his longtime ...Read full biography
Down Home Blues
Released: 1961
Label: Sharp Records
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Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee hadn't been working together too long when they cut Down Home Blues, which was also only the second album ever released by Prestige Records on their new Bluesville label ...Read full review
Jumpin' the Blues
Label: Savoy
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