Entries in blues (9)
But once I did hear Fahey play, I felt an immediate connection to his sound, which is best described as an entire orchestra soulfully ringing from one lone instrument.
Gather round and let me tell you the legend of a man they call Peetie Wheatstraw.
An icon of old folk and blues, he was one of the many musicians discovered and recorded by Smithsonian folklorist Alan Lomax in the 1930s.
One thing I can say about Janis is something I can only say of a handful of artists--I remember perfectly the first time I heard her music.