[78-L] Is it really rarest blues record?, or, Troubled earth

Erwin Kluwer ekluwer at gmail.com
Tue Aug 27 14:02:38 PDT 2013

It sounds pedestrian to you because this sound has been totally
absorbed/assimilated  by music as it's know today...

On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 10:07 PM, Joe Scott <joenscott at mail.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike B, you wrote:
> "... what I find interesting is the Willie Brown record that does exist
> and is posted.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WREOMLH2u
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WREOMLH2uI I
> It seems very pedestrian and ordinary to me, not like what is said in the
> article that nobody can play in his distinctive guitar style."
> Everybody who sounds the most like Charlie Patton is the most
> "distinctive." Now do you understand? Alan Lomax wrote in 1947 that the
> "Mississippi Delta" was the "great dark valley of the blues... where the
> earth and the people are equally fertile and burdened with troubles," if
> that helps.
> Joseph Scott
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