Mississippi John Hurt
Genres:
Blues, Folk
Meta styles:
Country Blues, Delta Blues, Early Acoustic Blues, Traditional Folk
Styles:
Acoustic Blues, Blues Revival, Country Blues, Delta Blues, Field Recordings, Pre-War Blues, Pre-War Country Blues, Regional Blues, Songster

"Mississippi" John Hurt was Born July 3, 1893, Teoc (Carroll County) MS and died November 2, 1966, Grenada, MS. John's father was Isom Hurt and his mother was Mary Jan McCain. John was one of 3 children. He and his wife, Jessie, had 14 children. Mississippi John Hurt's quiet dignity, humor, superb guitar style, and his tender and expressive voice made him one of the most popular artist of traditional country blues re-discovered by the public in the sixties. John arranged classic American folk and blues songs to entertain his neighbors on Saturday evenings.

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Vanguard Visionaries: Mississippi John Hurt

Vanguard Visionaries: Mississippi John Hurt

Year:
2007
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
224 kbps
Blues Legend

Blues Legend

Year:
2003
Tracks:
12
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Frankie & Albert (Live)

Frankie & Albert (Live)

Year:
2002
Tracks:
21
Bitrate:
256 kbps
Live

Live

Year:
2002
Tracks:
24
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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