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Walter "Brownie" McGhee (November 30, 1915 - February 16, 1996) was a folk-blues singer and guitarist, best known for his collaborations with the harmonica player Sonny Terry (October 24, 1911 - March 11, 1986).

Brownie McGhee was born in Kingsport, Tennessee and suffered from polio as a child, which incapacitated his leg. He spent much of his youth immersed in music, singing with local harmony group (the Golden Voices Gospel Quartet) and teaching himself the guitar. His real success did not come… read more

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  • Spotify playlist [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/2sfzZrMUmOlxvvf9Z5ko8k]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[/url]
  • Walk On...super!
  • American Folk Blues Festival group: http://www.last.fm/group/American+Folk+Blues+Festival
  • Nothing "po' " about this combination, these guys have the riches to offer!
  • brownie really can switch up his playing from piedmont to this more new york kinda style
  • Remembering my father sitting on the front porch(Angier N.C.) with guitar and bottleneck slide singing and playing Key To The Highway.
  • sonny boy?
  • Saw these guys about 30 years ago at a Blues festival...amazing!
  • gr8 couple..loved their music
  • saw them back in the 70 s at jbs dudley

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