25.Son House performs Death Letter Blues

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Stefan Grossman Lesson time: (4min 7sec)

Eddie James Son House, Jr. (1902-1988) was an American blues singer and guitarist, noted for his highly emotional style of singing and slide guitar playing [Wikipedia]. In this rare video footage, Son House performs the song Death Letter Blues.



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Stefan Grossman has been recording, performing and writing about acoustic fingerstyle techniques and styles for over forty years. During the period from 1965-1975 he studied and traveled with some of the legendary figures in the story of blues guitar. These include Rev. Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Skip James, Fred McDowell and Mance Lipscomb



Stefan has recorded numerous solo albums including Love, Devil And The...  read more

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