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Furry Lewis (March 6, 1899 - September 14, 1981) was a blues guitarist from Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was one of the first of the old-time blues musicians of the 1920s to be brought out of retirement by the folk blues revival of the 1960s.

Furry's style of blues was in many ways typical of the songsters who operated in and around Memphis in the 1920s, for whom the value of a song was the story it told, and who tended… read more

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  • Avatar for b_typewriters
    i said "good mornin' judge, what may be my fine?"
  • Avatar for hotfox63
    "While our limo is shining on his shanty street Old Furry sings the blues" - Joni Mitchell
  • Avatar for MJtheRevelator
    My second name ain't never been told.
  • Avatar for irotas
    Introducing new group [group]Fingerpickin' Good Blues[/group] representing this artist and many other great ones. Enjoy!
  • Avatar for DrinkNewCoke
    Great blues, great guys
  • Avatar for Tymbolic
    One of my favorites.
  • Avatar for jazzthieve
    Spotify playlist: [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/2sfzZrMUmOlxvvf9Z5ko8k]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[url]
  • Avatar for optimisticky
    dat ode firry got da rite cut o' jib. ayn't no man neffer got da bloos like ode firry loowiss.
  • Avatar for catsinspace
    rock n roll
  • Avatar for Druid66
    Not only can the cat really play, but he learned his life lessons; Stanley Booth quoted Furry's advice to "Give out, but don't give in" in his first Stones book.

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