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Furry Lewis

American blues guitarist and songwriter

Furry Lewis

American blues guitarist and songwriter
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birthday
6th
March, 1893
Death
14th
September, 1981
Birth Place
Greenwood, Mississippi, U.S.
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Walter E. “Furry” Lewis (March 6, 1893 or 1899 – September 14, 1981) was an American country blues guitarist and songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee. He was one of the first of the blues musicians active in the 1920s to be brought out of retirement and given new opportunities to record during the folk blues revival of the 1960s.

instruments played
Guitar
Vocals
Birth Name

Walter E. Lewis

Genres

Delta blues, country blues

Labels

Vocalion, Victor, Barclay, Lucky Seven, Universal

Years Active

Late 1920s 1970s

Name

Furry Lewis

Nationality

United States of America

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