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Roy Buchanan

Roy Buchanan has been played on NTS in shows including Donna Leake, featured first on 30 March 2021. Songs played include Soul Dressing.

Roy Buchanan's (September 23, 1939 - August 14, 1988) musical career began in Pixley, California. His father was a sharecropper (not a Pentecostal preacher as Buchanan himself had claimed). Buchanan told how his first musical memories were of racially-mixed revival meetings his family would attend. "Gospel," he recalled, "that's how I first got into black music". He in fact drew upon many disparate influences while learning to play his instrument (although he later claimed his aptitude was derived from being "half-wolf"). He…

Soul Dressing
Roy Buchanan
Soul Dressing
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