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Video: Willie King performs “It Takes a Good Woman”

This is legendary bluesman Willie King’s tribute to his mother, a very powerful performance about his upbringing in Prairie Point, a community in Noxubee County, Mississippi near the Alabama border.

October 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video: Delta Bluesman Willie King performs “Spoonful” (rare footage)

In this rough-shot video, bluesman Willie King plays before a small dancing audience in a juke joint in Mississippi circa 2007. This is deep-rooted delta blues, rarely seen anymore.

September 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Video: Willie King at Bettie’s Place

For a real blues experience nothing beats going to a juke joint in the deep South. There aren’t many left, but if you’re willing to go off the beaten track, … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Video: Willie King and the Liberators perform “Terrorized”

Willie King (March 18, 1943 – March 8, 2009) was an American blues guitarist and singer, known for shunning fame and playing at a local bar in Mississippi. In this … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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