FURRY LEWIS

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Great blues storyteller and slide guitarist, recorded sides in the 1920s, relegated to history, revived to sensation in the '60s.

Furry Lewis was the only blues singer of the 1920s to achieve major media attention in the '60s and '70s. One of the most recorded Memphis-based guitarists of the late '20s, Lewis' subsequent fame 40 years later was based largely on the strength of those early sides. One of the very best blues storytellers, and an extremely nimble-fingered guitarist into his seventies, he was equally adept at blues and ragtime, and made the most out of an understated, rather than an overtly flamboyant style.

Walter Lewis was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, sometime between 1893 and 1900 -- the exact year is in dispute, as Lewis altered this more than once. The Lewis family moved to Memphis when he was seven years old, and Lewis made his home there for the remainder
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Masters of Memphis Blues / VariousMasters of Memphis Blues / Various
JSP Records 2013
$23.29
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Worried BluesWorried Blues
Fat Possum Records 2017
$11.99
Shake 'Em On DownShake 'Em On Down
Fantasy 1992
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Good Morning JudgeGood Morning Judge
BIG LEGAL MESS RECORDS 2005
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Heroes of the Blues - The Very Best of Furry LewisHeroes of the Blues - The Very Best of Furry Lewis
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Shout Factory 2003
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Fourth & BealeFourth & Beale
Ume Imports 2006
$14.00
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Furry's Blues 1927-1929Furry's Blues 1927-1929
DOC 2004
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FURRY LEWIS Furry Lewis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Furry Lewis
Blues 1960
FURRY LEWIS Done Changed My Mind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Done Changed My Mind
Blues 1961
FURRY LEWIS Back On My Feet Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back On My Feet Again
Blues 1961
FURRY LEWIS Furry Lewis With Bukka White And Gus Cannon : On The Road Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Furry Lewis With Bukka White And Gus Cannon : On The Road Again
Blues 1969
FURRY LEWIS Presenting The Country Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presenting The Country Blues
Blues 1969
FURRY LEWIS Furry Lewis In Memphis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Furry Lewis In Memphis
Blues 1970
FURRY LEWIS Beale Street Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Beale Street Blues
Blues 1971
FURRY LEWIS The Fabulous Furry Lewis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fabulous Furry Lewis
Blues 1973
FURRY LEWIS Blues Magician album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Magician
Blues 1999
FURRY LEWIS Furry Lewis With Lee Baker, Jr. ‎: Take Your Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Furry Lewis With Lee Baker, Jr. ‎: Take Your Time
Blues 2000
FURRY LEWIS Good Morning Judge album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Good Morning Judge
Blues 2003

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FURRY LEWIS Furry Lewis & Bukka White ‎: At Home With Friends album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Furry Lewis & Bukka White ‎: At Home With Friends
Blues 1972

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FURRY LEWIS Live At The Gaslight At The Au Go Go album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Gaslight At The Au Go Go
Blues 1971

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FURRY LEWIS 1927-9: The Early Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1927-9: The Early Years
Blues 1971

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