The Blues Trail - Episode 6: Frank Stokes
Hugely influential Memphis based singer, guitarist, composer, and showman.
The Blues Trail podcast features early country blues artists who were performing before the Second World War, and who's music has influenced many current artists. It is derived from The Blues Trail website which can be found at www.thebluestrail.com. Each episode will include a short vocal biography of a featured artist or artists, interspersed with illustrative tracks.
This episode features Memphis blacksmith and Beale Street Sheik, the “father” of the Memphis acoustic blues scene, Frank Stokes.
The tracks in this episode are:
Nehi Mamma Blues
Right Now Blues
Ain’t Nobody’s Business But Mine (Part 2)
Frank Stokes Dream
Short biographies of country blues pioneers, with accompanying illustrative songs
A series that features early country blues artists who were performing before the Second World War, and who's music has influenced many current artists. Each episode will include a short biography of a featured artist or artists, interspersed with illustrative tracks.
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