Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson
1893 - 1929

Blind Lemon Jefferson  American Musician


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First Name Blind
Middle Name Lemon
Last Name Jefferson
Alternative Name Deacon L. J. Bates
Age 36 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th September, 1893
Birthplace Coutchman, Texas, U.S.
Died 19th December, 1929
Place of Death Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Buried Blind Lemon Memorial Cemetery, Wortham, Freestone County, Texas, USA
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter, musician
Occupation Musician
Music Genre (Text) Blues, gospel blues, Texas blues, country blues, folk, ragtime
Music Genre Blues
Origin Coutchman, Texas, U.S.
Year(s) Active 1926–1929, 1900s–1929, 1912–1929
Music Style Acoustic Texas Blues, Folk, Country Blues, Field Recordings, Pre-War Gospel Blues, Regional Blues, Texas Blues, Folk-Blues, Acoustic Blues, Pre-War Blues, Slide Guitar Blues
Music Mood Autumnal, Intense, Sparse, Atmospheric, Austere, Rustic, Confident, Street-Smart, Freewheeling, Confrontational, Bravado, Gutsy, Swaggering, Earnest, Intimate, Exuberant, Cathartic, Earthy, Organic, Gloomy, Bittersweet
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
Instrument (text) Guitar, Vocals, acoustic guitar
Record Label Paramount Records, Okeh Records

Lemon Henry "Blind Lemon" Jefferson (September 24, 1893 – December 19, 1929) was an American blues and gospel singer-songwriter and musician. He was one of the most popular blues singers of the 1920s and has been called the "Father of the Texas Blues".

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