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Asie Payton: Worried

Read "Worried" reviewed by Ed Kopp


Asie Payton was a full-time farmer and part-time bluesman from Holly Ridge, Mississippi, who died of a heart attack at age 60 while driving his tractor. For two years prior to his death in 1997, Payton resisted overtures to record his music. Fortunately, however, he eventually consented to make two demo tapes for Fat Possum Records. Both brief sessions are reproduced on this excellent 10-track CD.If you're into eccentric Delta blues and don't mind a few contemporary touches, ...


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