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Jessie Mae Hemphill

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Jessie Mae Hemphill

Jessie Mae Hemphill has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with Standing In My Doorway Crying first played on 7 September 2015.

Jessie Mae Hemphill (18th October 1934 – 22nd July 2006), was a pioneering electric guitarist, songwriter, and singer, specialising in the northern Mississippi country blues traditions of her family and regional heritage. She was born near Como and Senatobia, Mississippi, in northern Mississippi just east of the Mississippi Delta.

She began playing the guitar at the age of seven ,and also played drums in various local Mississippi fife and drum bands. The first field recordings of her work were made by…

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Jessie's Boogie
Jessie Mae Hemphill
High Water Recording Company1980
Jessie's Boogie
Jessie Mae HemphillHigh Water Recording Company1980
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I Want To Be Ready
Jessie Mae Hemphill
Mississippi Records2015
I Want To Be Ready
Jessie Mae HemphillMississippi Records2015
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Standing In My Doorway Crying
Jessie Mae Hemphill
Vogue1981
Standing In My Doorway Crying
Jessie Mae HemphillVogue1981
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Feelin' Good
Jessie Mae Hemphill
High Water Recording Company1990
Feelin' Good
Jessie Mae HemphillHigh Water Recording Company1990
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