Monday, February 1, 2010

Early Texas Blues In The Modern Age

Thomas Shaw- Blind Lemon's Buddy

"Thomas Edgar Shaw was born in Brenham, Texas, and as a young man he worked with Blind Lemon Jefferson, J. T. Smith and Ramblin' Thomas. In the 1960s and 1970s he recorded for the Advent, Blue Goose and Blues Beacon labels. He recorded "Hey Mr. Nixon" and "Martin Luther King". Shaw died during open heart surgery in February 1977."

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ramson said...

Thomas Shaw - Blind Lemon's Buddy

I already have this lp downloaded from other site... but I take this occasion to say that is one of the blues artists that I was rather impressed by his quality and did not know. Totally recommended.