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Son House

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Son House: Father Of Folk Blues (CBS BPC62604)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 29 January 1966

'Death Letter'; 'Pearline'; 'Louise McGhee'; 'John The Revelator'; 'Empire State Express'; 'Preachin' Blues'; 'Grinning In Your Face'; 'Sundown'; 'Levee Camp Moan'. ...

Skip James, Son House, Little Walter, Hound Dog Taylor et al: American Folk Blues Festival, Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 4 November 1967

THE BLUES roll on, as we're often told, and last Thursday they rolled up to the shores of Hammersmith in the form of the 1967 ...

Payin' Some Dues — Blues at Ann Arbor

Live Review by Miller Francis jr., The Great Speckled Bird, 18 August 1969

"I'd like for them to hear the real things. I don't think yet that most of the white people like my music because it's blues. I ...

Blues Is Getting Bigger All The Time, Says Son

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 27 June 1970

"THIS IS MY last time over here. Yes, sirree. I do this visit and that's it." The speaker was Eddie James (Son) House, a tallish ...

Son House (part 1): Living King of the Delta

Retrospective and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 10 October 1970

IT WAS the final day of 
Eddie "Son" House's 
final sortie away from 
America. Outside, the
 rain was pouring
 down; inside the car 
sat Son, ...

Son House (part 2): Robert Johnson Overshadowed Son and the Whole Delta

Report and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 17 October 1970

SINCE 1966 Son House had only recorded once, a very poor performance for Roots which had failed to capture any of the emotion and lyricism ...


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