We remember Brownie McGhee. ‘Passing With The Blues’

This day (February 16, 1996), in Oakland, California, died Walter Brown ‘Brownie’ McGhee, blues singer and guitarist, known for his collaborations with harmonica player Sonny Terry.

VIDEO DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Born And Living With The Blues . w/ Bert Jansch – Come On Keep It Coming/Death Of Blind Boy Fuller (1992) . w/ Sonny Terry – Ride And Roll (1974) . w/ Sonny Terry – Burnt Child (Afraid Of Fire) (1967) . w/ Sonny Terry – Gonna More Across The River . w/ Sonny Terry – & Pete Seeger – Key To The Highway . w/ Sonny Terry & Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Blues (1964) .

TOP 10

Brownie Mcghee Top 10 :

Betty and Dupree . Key To The Highway . Daisy . Born For Bad Luck . Death of Blind Boy Fuller . Picking My Tomatoes . Step It Up and Go . Back Door Stranger . Be Good To Me . Evil but kindhearted .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Recorded on December 29, 1961 at Sugar Hill in San Francisco, Backwater Blues is a live album by Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee. >>

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Wikipedia : This day (February 16, 1996), in Oakland, California, died Walter Brown ‘Brownie’ McGhee, blues singer and guitarist, known for his collaborations with harmonica player Sonny Terry.

@bluespower.com : He is a kind, nurturing, compassionate, generous, noble, dependable, supportive, humorous, intelligent, clever, sometimes hilarious, talented, amazing, entertaining, proud, disciplined, profoundly interesting man.

@allmusic :

@last.fm : Brownie was stricken with polio at the age of four, from which he fully recovered, with the exception of a noticeable limp that affected him all his life. He wore a shoe with a two-inch sole to provide his legs with equality of length.

@Discogs :

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