Son House :Death Letter

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    This is my favorite piece by him. So powerful!!
     
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    Good one.
     
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    He was the real deal. Thanks for posting!
     
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    Wow! Tremendous clip. Thanks for putting that out there.
     
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    that's the real blues!
     
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    This is the clip that inspired me to get a reso. I've nailed his rendition, but can't acquire his relaxed style whatsoever. It is a great song to learn his techniques though.

    I love what Jack White did with this song:

     
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    damn can that guy sing
     
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    Another live version of this great song:

     
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    I never get tired of good ol country blues
     
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    For a real treat, check out Son House's Complete Library of Congress recordings 1941-1942. Great stuff if you like Country Blues.
     
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    When the hound dogs start barkin'
    Sound like ol' Son House singin' the blues
     
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    He was definitely possesed in that video.
    I love Son House, was so intense, so powerful that could smash 10 metal bands at the same time...
     
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    He s great! Here 's a whole concert. On 12:00 he talks about God and the Devil, playing Church music vs playing the Blues :)

    ... This thread is giving me severe tricone resonator gas... a type of guitar i've dreamed about for years but never actually got to own... :(

     
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    One of the greats.
     
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    I saw "Last of the Mississippi Jukes" yesterday. Early on they talk about Son House being a preacher too, he'd play all night Saturday, then jump up on the bar on Sunday and preach hell fire and brimstone.
     
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    "The real old blues...don't call for no jumpin'..."

     
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