Monday, April 22, 2013

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - "Depression Blues"

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (April 18, 1924 — September 10, 2005) was an American musician from Louisiana and Texas. He is best known for his work as a blues musician, but embraced other styles of music, having "spent his career fighting purism by synthesizing old blues,countryjazzCajun music and R&B styles" His work also encompasses rock and rollrock musicfolkelectric blues, and Texas blues.
"Depression Blues" was the flip side of the 1951 instrumental "Okie Dokie Stomp".

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