Furry Lewis (American country blues guitarist)

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Legal name: Walter E. Lewis


Walter E. "Furry" Lewis (March 6, 1893 – September 14, 1981) was an American country blues guitarist and songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee. Lewis was one of the first of the old-time blues musicians of the 1920s to be brought out of retirement, and given a new lease of recording life, by the folk blues revival of the 1960s.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 On the Road Again Furry Lewis 2
2000 Take Your Time Furry Lewis 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1972 Shake 'em on Down Furry Lewis 2
1990 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order: 1927 - 1929 Furry Lewis 1
1991 In His Prime 1927-1928 Furry Lewis 1
1995 The Blues Collection: Furry Lewis & Frank Stokes, Beale Street Blues Furry Lewis & Frank Stokes 2
2006 Fourth and Beale Furry Lewis 1
2007 The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions Mississippi Joe Callicott & Furry Lewis 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1927 Falling Down Blues / Big Chief Blues Furry Lewis 1
1927 Good Looking Girl Blues / Billy Lyons and Stack O’Lee Furry Lewis 1
1927 Jelly Roll / Mr. Furry’s Blues Furry Lewis 1
1927 Mean Old Bedbug Blues / Why Don’t You Come Home Blues Furry Lewis 1
1927 Rock Island Blues / Everybody’s Blues Furry Lewis 1
1928 Kassie Jones Furry Lewis 1
1929 Judge Harsh Blues / I Will Turn Your Money Green Furry Lewis 1
1929 Mistreatin' Mamma / Furry Blues Furry Lewis 1
Sweet Papa Moan / C & O Blues Furry Lewis / Blind Joe Amos 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Good Morning Judge Furry Lewis 2

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