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Rev. Gary Davis: Farewell to the Holy Bluesman

Karl Dallas, Max Jones, Melody Maker, 20 May 1972

THOUGH I'M not what most people would call a religious man, when I heard that at the age of 76 and after several strokes the Rev Gary Davis had been laid to rest, I had to remember what the old man said he expected to happen to him when he died, the last time he was here.

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