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David Honeyboy Edwards: I'm Gonna Tell You Somethin' That I Know

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When David Honeyboy Edwards passed in 2011, with him went one of the last living links to the history of the blues. Born in Mississippi in 1915, he started out as a wandering guitarist, playing acoustic Delta Blues as passed down by the men who invented the genre. First recorded down south in 1942, he eventually settled in Chicago by the 1950's, and witnessed firsthand when the blues went electric, doing some solid sessions at the iconic Chess Studios. I'm ...

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David "Honeyboy" Edwards: Bringing the Delta Blues to Norwich

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David “Honeyboy" EdwardsNorwich Arts CentreNorwich, EnglandOctober 1, 2009

David “Honeyboy" Edwards walked slowly across the stage of the Norwich Arts Centre, settled himself into his chair at the centre of the platform as the sell-out audience's warm applause gradually subsided, strapped on an electric guitar and asked “Y'all ready for the blues?" The crowd yelled and whistled in answer, then settled down to enjoy an hour of songs from a man who, at 94 years ...


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