Monday, September 24, 2012

Happy Birthday Blind Lemon Jefferson!

Today in 1893, "Blind" Lemon Henry Jefferson was born. He was extremely influential in setting the blues firmly on the ground. In the 20's, he became very popular until his early death in 1929. Happy 119th Birthday Blind Lemon!

 Here's one of his famous songs, "Black Snake Moan" from 1927:

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