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Mississippi John Hurt

Mississippi John Hurt has been played on NTS in shows including Places & Spaces, featured first on 22 September 2013. Songs played include Where Shall I Be, Ain't No Tellin' and Blue Harvest Blues.

John Smith Hurt, better known as Mississippi John Hurt (July 3, 1893 or March 8, 1892 - November 2, 1966) was an American country blues singer and guitarist.

Raised in Avalon, Mississippi, Hurt taught himself how to play the guitar around age nine. Singing to a melodious finger-picked accompaniment, he began to play local dances and parties while working as a sharecropper. He first recorded for Okeh Records in 1928, but these…

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Where Shall I Be
Mississippi John Hurt
Heritage1988
Where Shall I Be
Mississippi John HurtHeritage1988
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Ain't No Tellin'
Mississippi John Hurt
OKeh1930
Ain't No Tellin'
Mississippi John HurtOKeh1930
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Blue Harvest Blues
Mississippi John Hurt
Spokane Records1971
Blue Harvest Blues
Mississippi John HurtSpokane Records1971
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Louis Collins
Mississippi John Hurt
Okeh1929
Louis Collins
Mississippi John HurtOkeh1929
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Spike Driver Blues
Mississippi John Hurt
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Spike Driver Blues
Mississippi John HurtHistory0
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Candy Man
Mississippi John Hurt
Vanguard1966
Candy Man
Mississippi John HurtVanguard1966
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Pay Day
Mississippi John Hurt
Vanguard1966
Pay Day
Mississippi John HurtVanguard1966
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Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Mississippi John Hurt
Vanguard1966
Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Mississippi John HurtVanguard1966
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