Alan Lomax was a man that everyone owes a bit of gratitude to, especially those in love with the blues. He singlehandedly recorded some of the best musicians of American folk and blues. Recordings from such masters and great men as Leadbelly, Muddy Waters, Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Slim, Woody Guthrie, Jelly Roll Morton, and countless others.
Recording from sharecroppers, prisoners, veterans, stars, and everyday folk; he made an impact with musicians from every walk of life. Below is a real winner recorded from Mr. Lomax with a group of fantastic players.