Furry Lewis (American country blues guitarist)

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Legal name: Walter E. Lewis


Walter E. "Furry" Lewis (March 6, 1899 – September 14, 1981) was an American country blues guitarist and songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee. Lewis was one of the first of the blues musicians active in the 1920s to be brought out of retirement and given new opportunities to record during 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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