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Sway to the Memphis Blues

DNMUM431562 | 2/10/2019 | Author : Dyuti Basu | WC :682

Tunes and tales from the Mahindra Blues Festival
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As a child Charlie Musselwhite grew up listening to the swing records his mother played at home and fiddling with the guitar his father got him for his 13th birthday. This might have been the case with many a children growing up in ’40s and ’50s Memphis, Tennessee. And like most living in Memphis through the ’50s and ’60s, Musselwhite swayed to the blues. However, unlike his peers, this harmonica-whiz with a voice like melted butter would go on to become one of the blues legends of his time and perform with other greats, such as Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy and Little Walter.
Looking back over the evolving music scene over the years, Musselwhite muses that a number of additions and experimentations have found their way into the pure
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