Josh White – Folk Blues

Josh White was a blues master who influenced some very famous musicians from Nat King Cole, to Bob Dylan, Merle Travis, and John Fogerty. It’s pretty rare when primarily blues player influences musicians in soul, folk, country, and rock and roll. Josh was known for singing blues, gospel, and a particular number of race records in the 20’s and 30’s. He was a close friend to President Roosevelt, but his career was all but derailed by McCarthyism in the 50’s because his views were confused with Communism.

Here’s an indredible modern rendition of Josh White’s “Prodigal Son” from YouTube:

Here’s 2 songs by Josh White himself – “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho” and “Blind Man Stood on the Road”:

The Guitar of Josh White is taught by Josh White Jr. and the 80-minute video comes with a music book with standard notation and tab. Josh White was one of the most influential blues and folk artists of all time. He sang passionate renditions of blues and folk ballads, and his playing electrified listeners with dazzling technique.

Here’s some Josh White items in auctions ending soon:

JOSH WHITE Blues 78 rpm OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN bw One Meat Ball / Asch 348-2A, G Cond

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End time: 2017-07-25 01:04:06

JOSH WHITE - Josh At Midnight (1956) Elektra EKL-102 Atom Label RARE 50's Blues

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End time: 2017-07-24 23:38:09

Rare Blues LP - Josh White - Empty Bed Blues - Elektra # EKS-7211

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End time: 2017-07-28 21:15:51

JOSH WHITE AT TOWN HALL MERCURY MG 20672 MONO ORIGINAL BLUES

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End time: 2017-07-28 03:26:58

Josh White, Whitejosh - Blues & Ballads [New CD]

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End time: 2017-07-25 22:42:30

josh white-feelin' blue on blue ribbon label vinyl ex

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End time: 2017-07-28 16:31:50

JOSH WHITE sings Ballads Blues 33RPM LP Blues Folk DG Mono Elektra LP

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End time: 2017-07-28 15:30:33

Libby Holman - Josh White Blues 78 RPM 10" (EX)

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End time: 2017-07-25 20:53:37

Josh White – Feelin’ Blue – Acoustic Blues-Country Blues Vinyl LP

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End time: 2017-07-31 21:50:25

JOSH WHITE & BIG BILL BROONZY THE JAZZ GREATS FOLK BLUES

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End time: 2017-07-29 18:48:09

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