08.Mississippi John Hurt performs Spike Drivers Blues
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John Smith Hurt, better known as Mississippi John Hurt (1893 - 1966) was an American country blues singer and guitarist. Material recorded by him has been re-released by many record labels, and his songs have been recorded by Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk, Jerry Garcia, Beck, Doc Watson, John McCutcheon, Taj Mahal, Gillian Welch, Josh Ritter, etc. [Wikipedia] In this rare video footage, John performs the song Spike Drivers Blues.