Peetie Wheatstraw Lyrics


In the early years of the Blues, it was a common
practice for many artists to resort to gimmicks to help
them draw crowds from the poor field hands or factory
workers looking for a good time to spend their hard-earned
wages during the weekend. Some used showmanship as in the
case of Charley Patton who astonished his listeners with
stunts such as playing his instrument between his legs or
behind his head. Many others utilized tales of supernatural
qualities to gain attention to themselves. This is perhaps
best acknowledged by the More...


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