Piedmont Blues Notes
Piedmont Blues Notes 40653
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Date Created: 02/04/16
PIEDMONT BLUES New African Americans came over and brought smoother music used picks and sounded like a piano on a guitar more sophisticated deep south more evangelical quotEast Coast Bluesquot Piedmont blues fingerpicking alternating thumb base string comparable to ragtime more upbeat more melodies than Delta Blues named after Piedmont Plateau North Carolina home of Piedmont Blues BLIND WILLIE MCTELL born Georgia 1898 traveing and playing at 12 recorded under several different names to make money because the record company would take credit for their songs and get all the money used 12 string guitar heavy bottleneck blues style quotLord Send Me An Angelquot career cut short due to ill health drank a lot died of stroke at 1959 wrote song for Statesboro Georgia and Allman Bros picked it up and performed it BLIND BLAKE king of ragtime guitar Arthur Blake 1St recordings 1926 quotEarly Morning Bluesquot ast recording in 1932 so popular Paramount bankrupt after he died died at 40 because of heavy drinking BLIND BOY FULLER Fulton Allen ost eyesight in early teens payed in streets around tobacco warehouse quotRag Momma Ragquot changed his name a lot Hokum songs sexual innuendos quotBig House Boundquot severa plantations would be turned into prisons during this time so his song could be thought of as a prison or a plantation expressive vocalist quotRattlesnakin39 Daddyquot died in 1941
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