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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…

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  • Introducing new group [group]Fingerpickin' Good Blues[/group] representing this artist and many other great ones. Enjoy!
  • Great blues, great guys
  • One of my favorites.
  • Spotify playlist: [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/2sfzZrMUmOlxvvf9Z5ko8k]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[url]
  • dat ode firry got da rite cut o' jib. ayn't no man neffer got da bloos like ode firry loowiss.
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  • 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.
  • Tagging Furry Lewis with "furry" Oh-ho-ho I'm hilarious.....
  • Still listening to ya, Furry. Makin' me miss my home.
  • Love the way he plays his guitar!! And his voice is incredible too.

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