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Dark Was The Night


The origins of what he call ‘western music’ is a muddy folk tale at best, but one thing is agreed by most musicologist - blues was one of the most influential genres on the 20th Century. This mix showcases some of the pre-war (World War II) blues artists from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago. A mix featuring music by Mississippi Sheiks, Mattie Delaney and Texas Alexander. The album cover is a photograph of W.C. Handy, who is widely considered the ‘Father of the Blues’.

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