Avalon Blues

by Mississippi John Hurt

(1996) Columbia

Personnel Mississippi John Hurt, g/v
Description This album contains all 13 songs of Miss. John Hurt's that were recorded in 1928, the only songs he recorded until rediscovered in the 60's.
Posted By Jim Burger (4613)
Directory Recordings: Blues
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Overall Rating: 4.7 (of 5)
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On 2/1/2001, Antonio Rosa (6847) posted:
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I'm a fan of MJH, he is a fingerpicking master. The sound in the CD is very good for a 1928 recording.
On 8/10/1999, Inactive Member posted:
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MJH was the master of Piedmont style acoustic blues. This album is a textbook example.
On 6/13/1999, Jim Burger (4613) posted:
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This is what Mississippi John Hurt is all about, and it's got a nice folky ring to it. The only problem with this stuff is that, if you learn how to play an alternating bass, most of it is pretty simple to play. The other thing is a lot of it sounds like it's for children.