Rev. Gary Davis & Pink Anderson

Gospel-Blues-And-Street-Songs

Gospel, Blues And Street Songs

  • Release Date: 14 Dec 1990
  • OBCCD-524-2

Pink Anderson and Gary Davis, both born in South Carolina around the turn of the century, were among the last of a breed of entertainers known as songsters--singing guitarists adept at a variety of material, including blues, folk, minstrel, popular, and religious. Both men spent much of their lives singing on the streets, trying to please whoever passed by. Anderson's plaintive music was captured on record several times between 1928 and 1962, and the 1950 session for folk collector Paul Clayt… MORE

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