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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Mississippi John Hurt's mid-'60s performances were usually distinctive and sometimes staggering. His guitar work was crisp, attractive and frequently brilliant, although his vocals were the real hook. Hurt's narratives, storytelling ability and general communicative powers were at their peak on this two-CD set, which has languished in a vault for nearly 30 years. Hurt covers such traditional numbers as "C.C. Rider" and "Staggerlee" with vigor, plays several originals, sometimes shifts to gospel, and does everything in an unassuming way that nevertheless grabs your attention. The set's treasure is a 31-minute interview with Pete Seeger in which Hurt lays bare his life, times ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Mississippi John Hurt's mid-'60s performances were usually distinctive and sometimes staggering. His guitar work was crisp, attractive and frequently brilliant, although his vocals were the real hook. Hurt's narratives, storytelling ability and general communicative powers were at their peak on this two-CD set, which has languished in a vault for nearly 30 years. Hurt covers such traditional numbers as "C.C. Rider" and "Staggerlee" with vigor, plays several originals, sometimes shifts to gospel, and does everything in an unassuming way that nevertheless grabs your attention. The set's treasure is a 31-minute interview with Pete Seeger in which Hurt lays bare his life, times and personality, doing so in the same steady, casual, gripping fashion that underscored his singing and playing.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/1994
  • Label: Genes Records
  • UPC: 722485990620
  • Catalog Number: 9906
  • Sales rank: 100,000

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mississippi John Hurt Primary Artist, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Technical Credits
Mississippi John Hurt Composer
Dan Doyle Producer, Digital Editing, Digital Adaptation
Larry Hoffman Liner Notes
Gene Rosenthal Producer, Engineer, Liner Notes
Richard K. Spottswood Liner Notes
Wiley Morris Composer
Zeke Morris Composer
Dick Bangham Art Direction
Traditional Composer
George Mitchell Digital Editing
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