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By Karl Kotas: http://www.metafilter.com/106986/William-Brown-Mississippi-Blues "William Brown was a man who recorded a handful of blues on Sadie Beck's Plantation on July 16, 1942 for Alan Lomax. Once thought to be the same man as the Willie Brown who played with Son House and Charley Patton–and was immortalized in Robert Johnson's Crossroad Blues–the consensus now is that William Brown was a different man, about whom we know next to nothing. Certainly, the handful of recordings we… read more

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  • Lucky to get all of these tracks & I mean all of them!
  • > http://www.last.fm/music/Willie+Brown
  • more here though http://www.metafilter.com/106986/William-Brown-Mississippi-Blues
  • discogs goes up to http://www.discogs.com/artist/William+Brown+(15) but I got bored looking.
  • wki only mentions the opera singer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Brown_(tenor)
  • Obviously those aren't the albums of the guy that's singing in "Ragged and Dirty" : /

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