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Sam Collins has been played on NTS shows including The NTS Guide to…, with I Want To Be Like Jesus In My Heart first played on 13 October 2021.

Sam Collins (August 11, 1887 - October 20, 1949), Crying Sam Collins was an early American blues singer and guitarist. Aka Jim Foster, Jelly Roll Hunter, Big Boy Woods, Bunny Carter, and Salty Dog Sam.

He was born in Louisiana and grew up just across the state border in McComb, Mississippi. By 1924 he was performing in local barrelhouses, often with King Solomon Hill with whom he shared the use of falsetto singing and slide guitar. He was first…

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Midnight Special Blues
Crying Sam Collins
Yazoo1990
Midnight Special Blues
Crying Sam CollinsYazoo1990
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I Want To Be Like Jesus In My Heart
Sam Collins
Origin Jazz Library1965
I Want To Be Like Jesus In My Heart
Sam CollinsOrigin Jazz Library1965
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