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John Jackson

John Jackson
Born: Feb 25, 1924 in Woodville, VA
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Died: Jan 20, 2002 in Fairfax Station, VA
Genre: Blues
Biography: For much of his life, John Jackson played for country house parties in Virginia, or around the house for his own amusement. Then in the '60s he encountered the folk revival, becoming the Washington, D.C. area's best-loved blues artist. Undoubtedly one of the finest of traditional Piedmont guitarists, ...Read full biography
John Jackson
Released: 1966
Label: Rounder
Critics' Rating:
Blues and Country Dance Tunes from Virginia
Released: 1965
Label: Arhoolie
Critics' Rating:
John Jackson was an excellent country blues musician whose repertoire also included reels, mountain music and folk tunes. This was an outstanding collection of vintage material done in what was about as ...Read full review
More John Jackson albums: Main Albums (7), Compilations (6), DVD/Video (2)
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