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There are at least two artists with the name Blind Blake

1. Arthur "Blind" Blake (c. 1893-c. 1933) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. There is only one photograph of him in existence.

Very little is known about his life. His birthplace was listed as Jacksonville, Florida by Paramount Records, but even that is in dispute. Nothing is known of his death. Even his name is not certain. During recordings he was asked…

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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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