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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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  • Avatar for jazzthieve
    Spotify playlist [url=]Blues: Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Jump Blues, Piedmont Blues[/url]
  • Avatar for Mullington
    Walk On...super!
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    American Folk Blues Festival group:
  • Avatar for Druid66
    Nothing "po' " about this combination, these guys have the riches to offer!
  • Avatar for DeucesAreWild
    brownie really can switch up his playing from piedmont to this more new york kinda style
  • Avatar for tedwroberson
    Remembering my father sitting on the front porch(Angier N.C.) with guitar and bottleneck slide singing and playing Key To The Highway.
  • Avatar for zoborey
    sonny boy?
  • Avatar for Old_Punka
    Saw these guys about 30 years ago at a Blues festival...amazing!
  • Avatar for zoborey
    gr8 couple..loved their music
  • Avatar for riccccko
    saw them back in the 70 s at jbs dudley

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