Heres the famous British bluesman Dave Peabody recorded at the Abbey Mills Blues festival Colliers Wood South west London (near Wimbledon) performing “Cross Road Blues” by Robert Johnson.

Cross Roadway Blues” is a tune by Delta Blues vocalist Robert Johnson; launched on a 78 rpm record in 1936 by Vocalion Records, brochure 3519. The initial variation stayed out of print after its preliminary release until the appearance of The Complete Recordings in 1990. In 1961, manufacturer Frank Driggs substituted the formerly unreleased alternative take on the first reissue of Johnson’s work, the long-playing album King of the Delta Blues Singers. [2] Since of the historical significance of “Cross Roadway Blues”, it was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998.

Dave Peabody (born David Peabody, 20 April 1948, Southall, Middlesex, London, England) is an English singer-songwriter, blues and folk musician, record manufacturer and photographer, active considering that the late 1960s, who has appeared on more than 60 albums. [1] He is mostly known for his acoustic guitar playing, in both traffic jam and fingerpicking styles.

He first recorded in 1971 as a member of a group, Polly Flosskin, who taped an album, Sailin’ on the Ocean, and then as a member of a follower group, Tight Like That, on the Town Thing label. [2] He likewise performed with early versions of Savoy Brown and Fleetwood Mac. [1] His very first, self-titled, solo album was released in 1973. In all, he has actually launched 9 solo albums, the last being Side by Slide in 2005. He has likewise carried out and recorded with a wide range of other blues artists, notably Charlie Musselwhite and Big Joe Duskin, along with in a duo with Bob Hall, and has actually appeared at lots of blues celebrations in the US and in Europe.

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Jim Clark
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