Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah

Artist: Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah


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Johnny "Daddy Stovepipe" Watson (1867–1963) grew up in Mobile, Alabama where he first learned to play harmonica and later took up twelve-string guitar. As a young man, he traveled minstrel and medicine shows, sporting a stovepipe hat that earned him the nickname "Daddy Stovepipe". Watson's recording debut, for Gennett, occurred in 1924. While living in Greenville, Mississippi in the 1930s, Watson and his wife, "Mississippi Sarah", recorded for Vocalion and Bluebird. "The Spasm" is their raucous version of popular "(I'll Be Glad When You' more

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