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James Lewis Carter Ford (born Forest, Mississippi, 1924 - died Greenville, Mississippi, 16 July 2013) was an American 'Mississippi Delta Blues' musician better known by his stage name, T-Model Ford. Unable to remember his exact date of birth, he began his musical career in his early seventies, recording for the Fat Possum Records label.

His musical style melded traditional Chicago blues and juke joint blues styles with the rawness of Delta blues and a rebellious attitude. Also known as "The Taildragger"… read more

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  • Avatar for Hollie452
    Only discovered his music the other week, was just looking for his albums and there was an article saying he'd died. RIP to a great guitarist.
  • Avatar for leedscounty
    R.I.P. Taildragger and thanks for the tunes man.
  • Avatar for MJtheRevelator
    Rest in Peace, Bad Man. It's Jack Daniels time!
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  • Avatar for lossless777
    goodbye, T Model.
  • Avatar for TheSilentSinger
    I had discovered him only recently :(
  • Avatar for Menno75
    Rest in peace, T-Model...
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  • Avatar for genegir
    Позвольте не согласиться. Бибикинги - это прилизанный блюз, попсовый, чтоб народ хавал (со всеми вытекающими$). А такие ребята как T-Model Ford - это блюз, такой как он есть. И скорее у них в кумирах были Robert Johnson, Muddy, Dixon, Wolf, Reed, Elmor James, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee и т.д. Сравните, это же очевидно!
  • Avatar for Prograven
    Однако если бы не бибикинги и альберткинги не было бы таких вот обычных парней которые старались научиться играть и быть как их кумиры) ;-)

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