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David Honeyboy Edwards


The blues can be understood as a cumulative art form in which the artists build their styles and repertoires based on their experiences and on what they have learned from other musicians. Honeyboy Edwards is a monumental figure in that rich, cultural history and a living link with the birth of the blues. David "Honeyboy" Edwards was born June 28, 1915 in Shaw, Mississippi. Honeyboy is one of the last living links to Robert Johnson, and one of the last original acoustic Delta blues players. He is a living legend, and his story is truly part of history. He is the real deal. Honeyboy was a part of many of the seminal moments of the blues


I'm Gonna Tell You Somethin' That I Know

Label: Pro Sho Bidness
Released: 2016
Track listing: Ride With Me Tonight; that’s Alright; Little Boy Blue; You’re The One; Goin’ Down Slow; Country Boy; Catfish Blues; Apron Strings; Sweet Home Chicago; That’s Alright (Bonus)


Article: Album Review

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

Read "I'm Gonna Tell You Somethin' That I Know" reviewed by James Nadal

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 ...


Article: Live Review

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

Read "David "Honeyboy" Edwards: Bringing the Delta Blues to Norwich" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

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 ...


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