David "Honeyboy" Edwards

David "Honeyboy" Edwards

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David "Honeyboy" Edwards (June 28, 1915) is a Delta blues guitarist and singer from the American South. Edwards was born in Shaw, Mississippi. He was a friend of musician Robert Johnson and claimed to have been present on the fateful night Johnson drank the poisoned whiskey that took his life. Even though Johnson is usually credited with writing "Sweet Home Chicago," Edwards' website claims that it was he who wrote the song. Folklorist Alan Lomax recorded Edwards in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1942 for the Library of Congress. Edwards recorded a total of fifteen album sides of music. The songs included "Wind Howlin' Blues" and "The Army Blues.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134972940
  • 9786134972949