Travelin' Blues

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Blind Willie McTell

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. more »


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Let a poor man ride the blind
Said I wouldn't mind it fellow
but you know this train
ain't mine

You's a cruel fireman, lowdown engineer
I'm trying to hobo my way
and you leave me standing

Get up fellow
ride all around the world
Poor boy
you ain't got no girl

I love you Emery
I love you true
I love you Emerald 
tell the world I do

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Written by: H EDDY OWENS

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