Ironically he had hundreds of friends and mostly stayed in the one place.
The Lonesome Drifter was born, on December 6, 1931 on a cotton farm in north Louisiana. As a youth, He worked as a water boy for the cotton pickers on a plantation and recalls hearing his first blues music while watching an old black man playing a slack string guitar out side of an old country General Store. Other musical influences included Jimmie Rodgers Bill Monroe, and… read more
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