Song of the Day: Blind Willie McTell, “Statesboro Blues”

Blues singer-songwriter William Samuel "Blind Willie" McTell was born on this day in 1898. He was a twelve-string fingerpicking Piedmont blues guitarist who recorded 149 songs from 1927 until his death in 1959. "Statesboro Blues" was later covered by Taj Mahal and The Allman Brothers Band.

9 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Blind Willie McTell, “Statesboro Blues”

  1. It just shows how many Rock songs started from such early songs. I love this but I am one for this Old music

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  2. Just excellent! I do know the Taj Mahal and The Allman Brothers version better but this is great!

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