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Henry Thomas

Henry Thomas has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 13 February 2016. Songs played include Don't Leave Me Here, Charmin' Betsy and Fishing Blues.

Henry Thomas (1874-1930) was an American country blues singer, songster and musician. Born in Big Sandy, Texas, he enjoyed a brief recording career in the late 1920s which has latterly been influential. He was often billed as "Ragtime Texas". His style was an early example of what later became known as Texas blues guitar.

Thomas was born into a family of freed slaves in Big Sandy, Texas in 1874. He began traveling the…

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Don't Leave Me Here
Henry Thomas
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Don't Leave Me Here
Henry ThomasYazoo0
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Charmin' Betsy
Henry Thomas
Herwin Records1974
Charmin' Betsy
Henry ThomasHerwin Records1974
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Fishing Blues
Henry Thomas
Herwin Records1974
Fishing Blues
Henry ThomasHerwin Records1974
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Bull Doze Blues
Henry Thomas
Origin Jazz Library1962
Bull Doze Blues
Henry ThomasOrigin Jazz Library1962
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Lovin' Babe
Henry Thomas
Herwin Records1974
Lovin' Babe
Henry ThomasHerwin Records1974
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Honey, Won't You Allow Me One More Chance
Henry Thomas
Origin Jazz Library1962
Honey, Won't You Allow Me One More Chance
Henry ThomasOrigin Jazz Library1962
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