Monday, October 15, 2012

Walter "Furry" Lewis - Blues from the Country

Walter "Furry" Lewis was was enigmatic country blues singer... he started his career in the mid 20's but retired and worked out of the spotlight until 1966, where he was asked to perform again (after the blues/folk revival).

He had a wacky style but it all deep blues.

Here's a song called "When I Lay my Burden Down", live from 1971 when Furry was a lot older. He is playing stuff that Bukka White would do, as he was in the audience at the time (as a friendly nod):

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.