In Search of Blind Blake – Arthur Blake’s death certificate unearthed

Posted: May 24, 2012 in Alex van der Tuuk, Angela Mack, Blind Blake, Bob Eagle, Eric Leblanc, History, Pre war blues, Rob Ford

Authors: Alex van der Tuuk, Bob Eagle, Rob Ford, Eric LeBlanc and Angela Mack

Source: www.bluesandrhythm.co.uk/documents/BR263-Blind-Blake.pdf

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“It is interesting to observe that the New York Recording Laboratories recorded and issued a relatively large group of blind musicians for their ‘race’ series, the Paramount 12000 and 13000 series. One would only have to think of blues artists
like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Blind Arthur Blake, Blind Willie Davis, Blind Roosevelt Graves and Blind Joel Taggart to name some of the most important exponents.”

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