CHARLEY PATTON

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If the Delta country blues has a convenient source point, it would probably be Charley Patton, its first great star. His hoarse, impassioned singing style, fluid guitar playing, and unrelenting beat made him the original king of the Delta blues. Much more than your average itinerant musician, Patton was an acknowledged celebrity and a seminal influence on musicians throughout the Delta. Rather than bumming his way from town to town, Patton would be called up to play at plantation dances, juke joints, and the like. He'd pack them in like sardines everywhere he went, and the emotional sway he held over his audiences caused him to be tossed off of more than one plantation by the ownership, simply because workers would leave crops unattended to listen to him play any time he picked up a guitar. He epitomized the image of a '20s "sport" blues singer: rakish, raffish, easy to read more...
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CHARLEY PATTON The Immortal Charlie Patton Number 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Immortal Charlie Patton Number 1
Blues 1962
CHARLEY PATTON The Immortal Charlie Patton Number 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Immortal Charlie Patton Number 2
Blues 1964
CHARLEY PATTON Founder Of The Delta Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Founder Of The Delta Blues
Blues 1971
CHARLEY PATTON 1929-1934 (The Remaining Titles) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1929-1934 (The Remaining Titles)
Blues 1982
CHARLEY PATTON Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order Volume 1 (14 June 1929 to late November/early December 1929) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order Volume 1 (14 June 1929 to late November/early December 1929)
Blues 1990
CHARLEY PATTON The Complete Recordings 1929-34 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Recordings 1929-34
Blues 2014
CHARLEY PATTON Spoonful Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spoonful Blues
Blues 2017

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Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues / Mississippi Boweavil Blues
Blues 1927

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