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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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Author: Alex van der Tuuk
Source: B&R, 10, 217 (paramountshome.org/articles/BR217%20Spand)

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Charlie Spand was an American blues and boogie-woogie pianist and singer, noted for his barrelhouse style. Spand is seen as one of the seminal piano players of the 1920s.

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