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R.L. Burnside: Mississippi Hill Country Blues

Culled from early ’80s sessions originally recorded in the Netherlands, this compilation features Burnside-currently being touted as an icon in alternative rock circles-singing in that riveting, blues-drenched style accompanying himself on acoustic guitar. The final three tracks were recorded near Coldwater, Miss., in 1967 and carry the same mesmerizing rhythmic drive and deep blue spirit of the Delta that typifies Burnside’s work to this day.

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