Special Rider Blues (3:03)

Cover of Complete Early Recordings

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  • littlelouie1

    very early Skip James track.......great guitar riffs : )

    26 Jul 2014 Reply
  • RAY7654321

    Absolutely Perfect Blues

    19 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Druid66

    Eerie, and powerful. A bit tough on newcomers, but down to the bone real.

    13 Sep 2010 Reply
  • trashymomma

    love scratchy record....;)

    7 Aug 2010 Reply
  • almagal

    There's somethin' obscure about his pickin' on this track. Doesn't seem like typical Skip.

    12 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Oppressotron

    He’s got some lyrics pulled from other songs (rider blues, Death letter blues, etc.) imbedded. That’s the way make’n blues songs is done peeps.

    22 Jun 2009 Reply
  • oleeo

    I need to be on a wraparound porch in the south sipping juleps now..

    20 Jun 2009 Reply
  • charlesbeamish

    aint no special rider here......!!!!!!!!

    7 Jun 2009 Reply
  • CollectorMan

    Highpitched voice, eerie sound. A truely great artist, but a little hostile to strangers. Try listen to his piano playing. That's so beautiful

    6 Jun 2009 Reply
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  • winstonpilgrim

    Great blues!

    10 Jul 2008 Reply

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