1. Furry Lewis recorded several strikingly intimate 78s in the s and s and when he was rediscovered by blues scholar Sam Charters in the s, he proved adept at entertaining his new audiences, even garnering an appearance on The Tonight Show. This collection opens with three of those old 78s before switching over to his s recordings, which leads to a fine sequencing moment .
  2. Joni Mitchell’s song “Furry Sings the Blues” was written after a visit to Lewis’ rooming house in Memphis during the s. Before his death, in , Lewis had also appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in , and in the Burt Reynolds film WW & The Dixie Dance Kings in In he was named an Honorary Colonel of the.
  3. "Worried Blues" Furry Lewis: Blues Magician - Baby That's All Right - M For Memphis / Worried Blues - Lay My Burden Down - Let Me Call You Sweetheart - Furry's Rag (Take Your Time Baby) - Furry Talking - Water Tank - Make Me A Pallet On The Floor - The Bugle Song - How Furry's Doin' - Fourth & Beale (F&T Rag) - God Be With Us 'Til We.
  4. Walter E. “Furry” Lewis (–), was a Mississippi-born, Memphis-bred guitarist and singer whose early fame was based on his recordings for the Victor label. When the Depression ended most of the recording in the South, Furry took a job as a laborer for the city of Memphis. He lived in.
  5. Furry Lewis: 1: Good Looking Girl Blues / Billy Lyons and Stack O’Lee: Furry Lewis: 1: Jelly Roll / Mr. Furry’s Blues: Furry Lewis: 1: Mean Old Bedbug Blues / Why Don’t You Come Home Blues: Furry Lewis: 1: Rock Island Blues / Everybody’s Blues: Furry Lewis: 1: Kassie Jones: Furry Lewis: 1: Judge Harsh.
  6. Furry Lewis - Mr. Furry`s Blues Lyrics. I wished I had my poor heart in my hand I wished I had my poor heart in my hand I show you women, how to treat a man I'm goin', I'm goin'.
  7. Furry Lewis is a blues legend from the s who wound-up being a street sweeper in Memphis before he was rediscovered in the 60s. This CD is essentially a field recording - the material was recorded during the summer of in Lewis's Memphis apartment as he sat on his bed.3/5(1).
  8. Lyrics to 'Furry's Blues' by Furry Lewis. I believe I'll buy me a graveyard of my own / Believe I'll buy me a graveyard of my own / I'm gonna kill everybody that have done me wrong / Discovered using Shazam, the music discovery app. Writer(s): LEWIS FURRY Lyrics powered by caibaskpeporfindkerretikbupocaptper.xyzinfo

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