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Devil Got My Woman
     

Devil Got My Woman

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by Skip James
 

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Skip James made his original reputation with 17 recordings that he cut during February 1931, when he was 28. Although fluent on both the guitar and (to a lesser extent) the piano, James was most notable for his storytelling lyrics, his haunting high-pitched voice, and his distinctive interpretations of the Delta blues. James was rediscovered 33 years after his early

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Skip James made his original reputation with 17 recordings that he cut during February 1931, when he was 28. Although fluent on both the guitar and (to a lesser extent) the piano, James was most notable for his storytelling lyrics, his haunting high-pitched voice, and his distinctive interpretations of the Delta blues. James was rediscovered 33 years after his early recordings, in time to appear at the 1964 Newport Folk Festival. He was quite active during 1964-1966, making the music on this solo CD (his last record) three years before his death in 1969. One can easily hear the influence that Skip James' music had on the then flourishing folk music movement, and he still sang his country blues with great intensity.

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Release Date:
06/30/2009
Label:
Cleopatra
UPC:
0741157366617
catalogNumber:
3666
Rank:
24635

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Devil Got My Woman 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
KileyCo More than 1 year ago
Buyer beware. This is not the product they ship. They ship the Devil Got My Woman Stardust Label...With Red Cover. "Cheaper" The tracks are different on this copy. What I got is a different product..