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Es gibt mindestens zwei Musiker die unter dem Namen Blind Blake bekannt sind.

1. „Blind“ Blake (* um 1893 in Jacksonville, Florida, † um 1933 in Florida), auch Blind Arthur, eigentlich Arthur Blake oder Arthur Phelps, war ein einflussreicher Blues-Sänger und -Gitarrist.

Über Blakes Leben ist sehr wenig bekannt. Sein bürgerlicher Name ist nicht verbürgt, die Autorenangaben für seine Songs sind Variationen von "Blind Arthur Blake", sein richtiger Name könnte jedoch auch "Arthur Phelps" gewesen sein. Seine Plattenfirma nannte Jacksonville… mehr erfahren



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  • The Blues came before the blindness.......why because have blind people playing the blues, well Blind Boy Fuller got shot in the face with a shotgun i bet & that's why he was blind but many of them didn't have the money to treat their blindness like Ray Charles became blind when he was a little boy & he's mother had a large family with NO husband & they were living in a small cabin & sure didn't have the money to treat Ray's blindness. If you read the history kokashkoblin then you wouldn't have to ask that question.
  • It is visible as Clapton takes much of his fingerings.
  • Which came first? The blindness or the blues? [2]
  • Spotify playlist: [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/2sfzZrMUmOlxvvf9Z5ko8k]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[url]
  • this guy is badass.
  • Prefer piedmont blues one though Blake Alphonso Higgs is good too.
  • @ToothandNail04 : I love him too! Both Blind Blakes were great.
  • "I wish somebody would tell me what Diddie Wa Diddie means..."
  • am i the only one listening to the bahamian calypso blind blake? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blake_Alphonso_Higgs
  • This is American History. Shit, if lastfm can be believed, there's only one photo of the guy. And yet, only 188,000 plays? Something is not right here!

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