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Led Zeppelin, Memphis Minnie, and the levee that broke

The musical and cultural bloodline of Louisiana-born, Delta-raised Lizzie Douglas (1897–1973), better known to history as Memphis Minnie, runs through the veins of every woman who’s ever picked up a guitar and rocked the blues. A powerhouse singer, guitarist and songwriter whose raunch, skill and charisma challenged the...
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Memphis Minnie – Queen Of The Blues Playlist

Each week during Black History Month, JamBase will present a playlist highlighting an influential Black guitarist. Today’s installment features the Queen Of The Blues, Memphis Minnie. Born Lizzie Douglas on June 3, 1897, the musician often said she originated in rural Louisiana, but it is more likely her birth...
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