John hurt


John Hurt was a Blues Guitarist. He is one of the most renown bluesman of his generation.


'Mississippi' John Hurt was born in 1894 in Avalon, MS. He was a tenant farmer for most of his life, but he also recorded 12 songs for Okeh Records in 1928. His Second Career began in 1963 when Tom Hoskins went to Avalon to find him. His second career proved to be quite successful by the time he died in 1966.

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