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Blind Willie McTell (born William Samuel McTier; May 5, 1898 – August 19, 1959) was a Piedmont and ragtime blues singer and guitarist. He played with a fluid, syncopated fingerstyle guitar technique, common among many exponents of Piedmont blues, although, unlike his contemporaries, he came to use twelve-string guitars exclusively. McTell was also an adept slide guitarist, unusual among ragtime bluesmen. His vocal style, a smooth and often laid-back tenor, differed greatly from many of the harsher voice types employed by… read more

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  • Avatar for CptBaconMan
    Check out The Devil Makes Three's version of Statesboro Blues. Also, Statesboro GA sucks, I used to live there,
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    Introducing new group [group]Fingerpickin' Good Blues[/group] representing this artist and many other great ones. Enjoy!
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    The Last Session record is wonderful. I love the little bits of conversation/storytelling included between many of the songs, and his guitar playing is terrific.
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    Goddamn, I've finally found a singer with a voice similar to mine. I know dat feel of livin' with a countertenor, bro. I do. And you'd made great music and I don't give a damn about you having died 55 years ago.
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    Super Blues!
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    No one can sing a blues like Blind Willie McTell.
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    "my daddy died and left me wild, wild, wild" his voice is like nothing I've ever heard before!

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