Thursday, March 20, 2014

79 Years Ago: Josh White AKA Pinewood Tom records ''Prodigal Son'

Under the name Pinewood Tom, blues singer and guitarist Joshua White records Prodigal Son in New York City, USA. White, who used the Pinewood Tom pseudonym for his non-religious blues material, will later find greater fame as Josh White, singing in a folksier idiom.

Josh White was very influential in both blues, folk and gospel, and therefore a lot of musicians across the spectrum learned from him.

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