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Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell

Scrapper Blackwell has been played on NTS shows including Hot Mess, with Blue Day Blues first played on 4 February 2018.

Francis Hillman "Scrapper" Blackwell (February 21, 1903 – October 7, 1962) was an American blues guitarist and singer, best known as half of the guitar-piano duo Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell, he formed with Leroy Carr, in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He was an acoustic single-note picker in the Chicago blues and Piedmont blues styles. Some critics have noted that he veered towards jazz.

Blackwell was born in Syracuse, South Carolina, one of sixteen children of Payton and Elizabeth Blackwell. He was part…

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Low Down Dog Blues
Leroy Carr, Scrapper Blackwell
Yazoo1973
Low Down Dog Blues
Leroy Carr, Scrapper BlackwellYazoo1973
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Blue Day Blues
Scrapper Blackwell
Catfish Records2000
Blue Day Blues
Scrapper BlackwellCatfish Records2000
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