SON HOUSE SINGER SONGWRITER

Published By Lamont Jack Pearley When most hear the term singer songwriter, they usually think James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and the like. I love them both..as well as the others that have taken on that title from that era. When you think of singer songwriter, some would suggest it falls into the range of folk. Leadbelly would be a perfect example. Understanding that Folk is the songs of the people, leads me to believe it falls in the call and response ol Negro Spirituals, work and prison songs that became the blues once…

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