Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States (1897 – 1960)
Sylvester Weaver (born July 25, 1897 in Louisville, Kentucky; died April 4, 1960 in Louisville, Kentucky) was an American blues guitar player and pioneer of country blues.
On October 23, 1923, he recorded in New York with the blues singer Sara Martin Longing for Daddy Blues / I've Got to Go and Leave My Daddy Behind and two weeks later as a soloist Guitar Blues / Guitar Rag. Both recordings were released on Okeh Records. These recordings are the very first country-blues… read more
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