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Forest City Joe

Forest City Joe has been played on NTS shows including Outsider Oldies, with Stop Breaking Down first played on 16 June 2022.

* Born: July 10, 1926, Hughes, AR * Died: April 03, 1960 * Active: '40s, '50s * Genres: Blues * Instrument: Harmonica

Biography: Blues harpist Forest City Joe was heavily influenced by John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson. He not only played like him, but sang like him as well. Unlike his idol, however, who was murdered on June 1, 1948, Joe lived long enough to record for the Chess…

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Drink On Little Girl
Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Morgan
Atlantic1993
Drink On Little Girl
Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas MorganAtlantic1993
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She Lived Her Life Too Fast
Forrest City Joe
JSP Records2010
She Lived Her Life Too Fast
Forrest City JoeJSP Records2010
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She Don't Love Me That Way
Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas Martin
Atlantic1993
She Don't Love Me That Way
Forrest City Joe, Sonny Boy Rogers, Thomas MartinAtlantic1993
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Stop Breaking Down
Forrest City Joe
JSP Records2010
Stop Breaking Down
Forrest City JoeJSP Records2010
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