Blind Lemon Jefferson – “How Long How Long” mp3

Here you’ll find an early blueprint for what would eventually become the rock and roll rhythm section. The piano covers the top and the bottom, and the vocal sits on top of that bass part like a cat on a fence on a hot summer night. And what a vocal! Blind Lemon Jefferson had power and grace. These days the children singing with auto tuners and digital editing, why, they should all set a spell and listen to grandaddy wail.

Blind Lemon Jefferson – “How Long How Long” mp3