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The Mississippi Sheiks were a popular and influential American guitar and fiddle group of the 1930s. They were notable mostly for playing country blues, but were adept at many styles of popular music of the time.

The Mississippi Sheiks consisted mainly of the Chatmon family, who came from Bolton, Mississippi and were well known throughout the Mississippi Delta. The father of the family had been a "musicianer" (someone with good technical ability on his or her instrument adept at sight-reading… read more

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  • Avatar for irotas
    Introducing new group [group]Fingerpickin' Good Blues[/group] representing this artist and many other great ones. Enjoy!
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    such a shame that they split up
  • Avatar for Hicquodiam
    I love them so much, blues blues
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    Shut up and listen!
  • Avatar for Moarrrrrrrrrrrr
    Great great band.
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    This is fantastic stuff.
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    The best string band which has ever exsisted full stop. Im always amazed how they managed to be so much better than alot of the other string bands of the era.

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