09.Pink Anderson performing Crow Jane

Stefan Grossman Lesson time: (1min 22sec)

Pinkney "Pink" Anderson (1900 - 1974) was an American blues singer and guitarist. Interestingly, Syd Barrett, of English progressive rock band Pink Floyd, created the band's name by juxtaposing the first names of Anderson and North Carolina bluesman Floyd Council, having noticed the names in the liner notes of a 1962 album by Blind Boy Fuller.

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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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