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Henry Townsend

Henry Townsend - Artist Image
Photo by Dan Sindelar


Contemporary of Big Joe Williams, Roosevelt Sykes, Sonny Boy Williamson & Robert Nighthawk.

Recorded for legendary labels like Columbia, Paramount, Victor/Bluebird.

Participant in the development of postwar ensemble style Chicago blues.

Received a posthumous Grammy® in 2008 for his performances on Last of the Great Mississippi Delta Bluesmen: Live In Dallas.

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