Henry Thomas: Biography – Our deepest look at the roots

Posted: February 10, 2012 in Henry Thomas, Mack McCormick, Pre Blues, Pre war blues, Texas

Author: Mack McCormick

Source: Liner Notes “Henry Thomas – “Ragtime Texas”: Complete Recorded Works – 1927 to 1929 in Chronological Order (Herwin, 1974)”


The McCormick Liner Notes to Henry Thomas’ “Completed Work” (Herwin, 1974) are a wonderful written document not only on Henry Thomas, but on blues in general. They are as beautiful as the music they describe, presented by a man with a tremendous love and knowledge of this unique genre.

You can read them HERE in PDF-format.

If you prefer to read them in an attractive magazine-stylish way, go here.


  1. Dave says:

    Can believe Mack didn’t get a picture when he ran into him way back when

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