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Robert Hicks, better known as Barbecue Bob (September 11, 1902 – October 21, 1931), was an early American Piedmont blues musician. [1]

41 relations: Atlanta, Banjo, Barbecue, Blind Blake, Buddy Moss, Charley Lincoln, Charley Patton, Chef, Clawhammer, Columbia Records, Country blues, Curley Weaver, Duet, Eric Clapton, Falsetto, Great Depression, Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, Guitar tunings, Influenza, John Fahey (musician), List of blues musicians, List of country blues musicians, List of guitarists, List of nicknames of blues musicians, List of Piedmont blues musicians, Lithonia, Georgia, Mississippi Sheiks, Motherless Child Blues, Phonograph record, Piedmont blues, Pneumonia, Poor Boy Blues, Race record, Sitting on Top of the World, Slide guitar, Sound recording and reproduction, Tuberculosis, Twelve-string guitar, Walnut Grove, Georgia, When the Saints Go Marching In, Yazoo Records.


Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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The banjo is a four-, five- or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head.

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Barbecue or barbeque (informally BBQ or barbie) is a cooking method, a style of food, and a name for a meal or gathering at which this style of food is cooked and served.

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Blind Blake

Arthur "Blind" Blake (1896 – December 1, 1934) was an American blues and ragtime singer and guitarist.

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Buddy Moss

Eugene "Buddy" Moss (January 16, 1914 – October 19, 1984) was an American blues musician.

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Charley Lincoln

Charley Lincoln (born Charlie Hicks, Jr., March 11, 1900 – September 28, 1963),.

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Charley Patton

Charley Patton (died April 28, 1934), also known as Charlie Patton, was an American Delta blues musician.

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A chef is a trained professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation, often focusing on a particular cuisine.

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Clawhammer, sometimes called frailing, is a varied banjo playing style and a common component of American old-time music.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Country blues

Country blues (also folk blues, rural blues, backwoods blues, or downhome blues) is acoustic, mainly guitar-driven forms of the blues, that mixes blues elements with characteristics of country and folk.

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Curley Weaver

Curley James Weaver (March 25, 1906 – September 20, 1962) was an American blues musician, also known as Slim Gordon.

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A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece, often a composition involving two singers or two pianists.

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Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Falsetto (Italian diminutive of falso, "false") is the vocal register occupying the frequency range just above the modal voice register and overlapping with it by approximately one octave.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in the history of the United States, with inundated up to a depth of.

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Guitar tunings

Guitar tunings assign pitches to the open strings of guitars, including acoustic guitars, electric guitars and classical guitars, among others.

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Influenza, commonly known as "the flu", is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus.

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John Fahey (musician)

John Aloysius Fahey (February 28, 1939 – February 22, 2001) was an American fingerstyle guitarist and composer who played the steel-string acoustic guitar as a solo instrument.

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List of blues musicians

Performers in the blues style range from primitive, one-chord Delta players to big bands to country music to rock and roll to classical music.

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List of country blues musicians

The following is a list of country blues musicians.

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List of guitarists

This list of guitarists includes notable musicians, known principally for their guitar playing, for whom there is an article in Wikipedia.

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List of nicknames of blues musicians

The following list of nicknames of blues musicians complements the existing list of blues musicians by referring to their nicknames, stage names and pseudonyms, thereby helping to clarify possible confusion arising over artists with similar or the same nicknames.

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List of Piedmont blues musicians

The Piedmont blues (also known as Piedmont fingerstyle) is a type of blues music characterized by a unique fingerpicking method on the guitar in which a regular, alternating-thumb bassline pattern supports a melody using the treble strings.

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Lithonia, Georgia

Lithonia is a city in eastern DeKalb County, Georgia, United States.

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Mississippi Sheiks

The Mississippi Sheiks were a popular and influential American guitar and fiddle group of the 1930s.

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Motherless Child Blues

"Motherless Child Blues" (or, in dialect, "Motherless Chile Blues") is the name of two distinctly different traditional blues songs.

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Phonograph record

A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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Piedmont blues

Piedmont blues (also known as East Coast, or Southeastern blues) refers primarily to a guitar style, the Piedmont fingerstyle, which is characterized by a fingerpicking approach in which a regular, alternating thumb bass string rhythmic pattern supports a syncopated melody using the treble strings generally picked with the fore-finger, occasionally others.

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Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.

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Poor Boy Blues

"Poor Boy Blues" or "Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home" is a traditional blues song of unknown origin.

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Race record

Race records were 78-rpm phonograph records marketed to African Americans between the 1920s and 1940s.

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Sitting on Top of the World

"Sitting on Top of the World" (also "Sittin' on Top of the World") is a country blues song written by Walter Vinson and Lonnie Chatmon.

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Slide guitar

Slide guitar is a particular technique for playing the guitar that is often used in blues-style music.

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Sound recording and reproduction

Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical, mechanical, electronic, or digital inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects.

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Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).

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Twelve-string guitar

The 12-string guitar is a steel-string guitar with 12 strings in six courses, which produces a richer, more ringing tone than a standard six-string guitar.

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Walnut Grove, Georgia

Walnut Grove is a town in Walton County, Georgia, United States.

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When the Saints Go Marching In

"When the Saints Go Marching In", often referred to as "The Saints", is a Black spiritual.

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Yazoo Records

Yazoo Records was an American record label founded in the late 1960s by Nick Perls.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbecue_Bob

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