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Give My Poor Heart Ease [10.17.2013]

Bill Ferris grew up in Mississippi, going to church with his family's housekeeper and falling in love with the music and drama of the church. He discovered the blues and made recordings in the 60s and 70s that capture the roots of Mississippi blues.

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Going Down to the Station by 'Sonny Boy' Williams; Going Away Blues and Boogie Chillun by Lovey Williams; Lazarus and Oh, Rosie by Inmates at the Parchman State Penitentiary; There are Days by Southland Hummingbirds

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