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From pioneering guitar legends Blind Lemon Jefferson & Blind Willie Johnson to pre-blues songsters and field holler-inspired singers, the state of Texas has long played a key role in the evolution of the blues. This Rough Guide charts the many different facets to this incredibly rich and diverse of early blues genres.

From pioneering guitar legends Blind Lemon Jefferson & Blind Willie Johnson to pre-blues songsters and field holler-inspired singers, the state of Texas has long played a key role in the evolution of the blues. This Rough Guide charts the many different facets to this incredibly rich and diverse of early blues genres.

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Rough Guide To Texas Blues / Various
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1. Henry Thomas - Don't Ease Me in
2. Little Hat Jones - Bye Bye Baby Blues
3. Dallas String Band - Dallas Rag
4. Blind Lemon Jefferson - One Dime Blues
5. T-Bone Walker - Trinity River Blues
6. Blind Willie Johnson - Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning
7. Hattie Hudson ; Willie Tyson - Black Hand Blues
8. Leadbelly - My Friend Blind Lemon
9. Black Ace - You Gonna Need My Help Some Day
10. Bessie Tucker - Got Cut All to Pieces
11. J.T. "Funny Papa" Smith - Howling Wolf Blues - No. 1
12. Victoria Spivey - It's Evil Hearted Me
13. Frenchy's String Band - Texas and Pacific Blues
14. Texas Alexander - Bell Cow Blues
15. William McCoy - Mama Blues
16. Andrew Hogg - Kind-Hearted Blues
17. Oscar Woods - Don't Sell It, Don't Give It Away
18. Jesse "Babyface" Thomas - Down in Texas
19. Texas Bill Day ; Billiken Johnson - Elm Street Blues
20. Willie Reed - Going Back to My Baby
21. Coley Jones - the Elder's He's My Man
22. Ramblin' Thomas - Ground Hog Blues
23. Carl Davis ; the Dallas Jamboree Jug Band - Dusting the Frets
24. Otis Harris - Waking Blues
25. Gene Campbell - Western Plains Blues
26. Whistlin' Alex Moore - West Texas Woman

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From pioneering guitar legends Blind Lemon Jefferson & Blind Willie Johnson to pre-blues songsters and field holler-inspired singers, the state of Texas has long played a key role in the evolution of the blues. This Rough Guide charts the many different facets to this incredibly rich and diverse of early blues genres.

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