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:

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

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Josh White "In Memoriam Josh White" 1970 LP SW Blues Tradition TR 2094 EX/EX

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78 RPM -- Josh White, Brunswick 03749 Strange Fruit / House Risin' Sun, E Blues

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JOSH WHITE Sings Blues Vol 1 STINSON LP red wax

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

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Josh White ‎– Chain Gang Songs LP EKL-158 / 1958 Blues, Folk

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1946-47 Josh White BALLADS AND BLUES Albums

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Josh White ‎– At Town Hall LP SR 60672 / 1962 Blues, Folk

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Columbia 78 RPM Josh White - Jerry / Told My Cap'n 35562 V+ Blues

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

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