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Blind Blake: Raggin’ the Blues

February 9, 2010


The only thing we really know about Blind Blake is that he was a hellish good guitarist. His bass notes are like a rock, steady as a metronome. His melody and grace notes are imaginative, jazzy, and impeccable. Blake approaches the guitar like a ragtime piano, syncopated, and innovative. If you listen closely, you can [...]