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Blind Willie McTell (born William Samuel McTier May 5, 1898 – August 19, 1959), was a Piedmont and ragtime blues singer and guitarist. He played with a fluid, syncopated fingerstyle guitar technique, common among many exponents of Piedmont blues, although, unlike his contemporaries, he came to exclusively use twelve-string guitars. McTell was also an adept slide guitarist, unusual among ragtime bluesmen. His vocal style, a smooth and often laid-back tenor, differed greatly from many of the harsher voice types employed by Delta bluesmen, such as Charlie Patton. McTell embodied a variety of musical styles, including blues, ragtime, religious music, and hokum.

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Wild Cow Blues [1996]

Drive Away Blues3:20 
Three Women Blues2:47 

The Essential [2001]

Broke Down Engine Blues3:06 

The Back Porch Boys [2002]

How About You [#]2:39 

Prestige Profiles, Vol. 8 [2005]

Salty Dog [*]2:26 

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