Post Tagged with: "Louisiana Red"

The Rev. Gary Davis + Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Louisiana Red, others – The Blues and Salvation (2014)

The Rev. Gary Davis’ resonant blend of gospel and blues is as electrifying today as it was when he first rose to fame.

Louisiana Red – When My Mama Was Living (2012)

Louisiana Red – When My Mama Was Living (2012)

Louisiana Red had a life story that could only have belonged to an itinerant bluesman — from the interesting (he was born not in Louisiana, but in Bessemer, Ala.) to the horrowing (his mother died not long after giving birth, and his father was lynched by the KKK).

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