Blind Willie McTell

Rough Guide To Blind Willie McTell

Rough Guide To Blind Willie McTell. Available here on CD.

Blind Willie McTell was blessed with an exquisite voice and sublime talent for the twelve-string guitar. This collection highlights his diverse repertoire of songs ranging from ragtime and hokum to traditional blues and gospel.

Includes classics such as 'Southern Can Is Mine', 'Statesboro Blues', 'Georgia Rag' and 'Broke Down Engine Blues' 'Nobody can sing the blues like Blind Willie McTell' sang Bob Dylan in his 1983 heartfelt dedication to the Atlanta bluesman.

Blind Willie McTell was the King of Georgia Blues who channelled the musical mosaic of the nation Classic tracks characterized by the incredible interplay between his warm, smooth voice and fluid guitar technique. A collection of tracks which lays bare both the personality and musical brilliance of this most remarkable of pre-war blues artists. An inspiration to countless guitarists, with his incredibly original guitar arrangements. McTell is forever immortalized in these classic country blues recordings. Lovingly remastered using pioneering restoration techniques..

CD - Standard CD.

  • Genre Blues
  • Released 04/20/18