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Scrapper Blackwell (February 21, 1903 – October 7, 1962) was an American blues guitarist and singer.Best known as half of the guitar-piano duo he formed with Leroy Carr in the late 1920s and early 1930s, he was an acoustic single-note picker in the Chicago blues style, with some critics noting that he veered towards jazz.

Blackwell was born Francis Hillman Blackwell in Syracuse, North Carolina as one of the 16 children of Payton and Elizabeth Blackwell. Part Cherokee, he grew… 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!
  • Avatar for Miss-Kei
    So, much blues. :D
  • Avatar for strajnic
    He has so much blues that he borrowed some to legendary Robert Johnson. Compare Kokomo Blues to Sweet Home Chicago and you'll see!
  • Avatar for Afuera
    This man... has the blues :D
  • Avatar for johnmcmahon
    check out the E2 Blues Band's "I paid for your coffin" if you like this music
  • Avatar for midlifefanclub
    more listeners doesn't make him better (or worse)
  • Avatar for piano_say_trash
    Yeah, that's right
  • Avatar for leishman88
    this guy needs more listeners!

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