Baby Tate


See What You Done Done

  • Release Date: 25 Apr 1994
  • OBCCD-567-2

When producer Kenneth S. Goldstein recorded Charles Henry “Baby” Tate (1919-1972) in 1961 in the Georgia-born singer-guitarist’s home base of Spartanburg, South Carolina, he captured an artist caught in a time warp, largely unaffected by developments in the blues during the previous two decades. Like Blind Boy Fuller (an early associate) and Pink Anderson (a Spartanburg neighbor), Tate specialized in old-time Carolina blues marked by intricate, ragtime-imbued guitar picking.… MORE