Statesboro Blues (slides)

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Statesboro Blues” is a Piedmont blues song written by Blind Willie McTell, who recorded it in 1928. The title refers to the town of Statesboro, Georgia. In 1968, Taj Mahal recorded a popular blues rock adaptation of the song with a prominent slide guitar part by Jesse Ed Davis. His rendition inspired a recording by the Allman Brothers Band, which is ranked number nine on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time”.[1] In 2005, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ranked “Statesboro Blues” number 57 on its list of “100 Songs of the South”.[2]    (wiki)

Enjoy our live version which features Mike Edwards on lead vocal / bass and Russ Edwards on slide guitar. Also featuring Bill Babin on drums, Dennis Webster on Hammon B-3, and Jesse Zimmerman on live sound.

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