Joining the ranks of Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder is Lemon Jefferson, a man with a challenging disability and amazing talent. Although Blind Lemon Jefferson was one of the most popular blues guitarists and singers originating from Texas, he was not known as an influential figure to the younger blues musicians of his generation. He nevertheless made a huge impact in the music scene and gained notoriety among such greats as: BB King, T-Bone Walker and Robert Johnson to name a few. When listening to Jefferson’s Matchbox Blues, you immediately get a sense for his energetic musical passion; if you listen closely you can hear the precise stroke of his guitar strum and his hypnotic wail.
Blind Lemon Jefferson “Match Box Blues“ (play/download mp3)