Gus Cannon (12 September 1883 — 15 October 1979) was an American blues musician who helped to popularize jug bands (such as his own Cannon's Jug Stompers) in the 1920s and 1930s.
There's doubt about his birth year; his tombstone gives the date as 1874.
Although their last recordings were made in 1930, Cannon's Jug Stompers were one of Beale Street's most popular jug bands through the 1930s. A few songs Cannon recorded with Cannon's Jug Stompers are "Minglewood Blues", "Pig… read more
|1||Play on youtube||Minglewood Blues||12,020 listeners|
|2||Play on youtube||Feather Bed||8,435 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||Walk Right In||3,515 listeners|
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