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Charley Patton

Charley Patton

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Charley Patton: The Definitive Charley Patton

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, June 2001

THERE'S 'DEFINITIVE', and then there's definitive. This complete collection – 58 performances on three CDs – of the recorded works of Charley Patton certainly earns ...

The Spooky Blues Of Skip James

Comment by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, 20 October 2001

Mystical, otherworldly sounds from the '30s ...

Charley Patton: Screamin’ and Hollerin’ the Blues (Revenant)

Review by David Dalton, MOJO, December 2001

HIS PEERS weren’t exactly trying to flatter him when they called him a rascal, a drunkard, a clown, a squabbler, a glutton, and hustler of ...

Paramount Records and the Blues Twilight Zone

Report by Tony Burke, Blues & Rhythm, December 2003

DISCOVERIES MAGAZINE in the USA has called it "the single most significant blues music related discovery – ever. It is so deep and vast there ...

America Unfiltered: The World of Old-Time Music

Overview by Geoffrey Himes, American Songwriter, 8 October 2015

RUTH UNGAR understands that a lot of people can't tell the difference between bluegrass and old-time music. Anytime they see a group with a fiddle ...


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