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Mississippi John Hurt possessed a gentle and timeless voice and guitar playing skill.
For those who are interested in folk, blues, the history of modern music or any of the artists mentioned this is a worthwhile cd to have.
If you have a bunch of his stuff, as I did, buy this cd anyway - it's wonderful and the sound is much better than I expected.
what a terrific album! Excellent quality, liner notes. It's nice to see the record companies maintaining recordings from the previous century.Published 1 month ago by mark kantor
I fully enjoy Blues music in all of it's formats, Country, folk, rock, electric,etc. It has always had dynamics that encompass's humanity as a whole. Read morePublished 6 months ago by KEVIN R. BECK
Those of us who first listened to MJH when he was part of the 60's blues rediscovery of greats from the 20's and 30's were amused by his whimsical stories and patter about his... Read morePublished 11 months ago by William A. Jaeger
These are not audiophile recordings. Audiophiles hadn't been invented yet. Still and all they sound fantastic. What a miracle they even exist. Read morePublished 11 months ago by John J. Zelenka
One of the best of the old blues men.Listening to this album shows why.Doesn't get any better.Great guitar style and vocals.Published 15 months ago by L. Johnson
Classic early Delta Blues style. A must have along with the likes of Son House, Robert Johnson, Skip James, etc. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jamnar
I really like the old Negroe singers and they told it like it was, tough and bad, I dug it the most,great album!Published 17 months ago by Jack W. Scott
Not bad, but I prefer his recordings from the 1960's and '70's when his voice reflected what a sweet man he was.Published 19 months ago by jmbOriginals
How can you not love the voice and sound of Mississippi John Hurt. His picking is unique, his songs are his own brand of blues. This recording is a great one. Read morePublished 22 months ago by J Clancy