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"Blind" Lemon Jefferson (born Lemon Henry Jefferson; September 24, 1893 – December 19, 1929) was an American blues singer and guitarist from Texas. He was one of the most popular blues singers of the 1920s, and has been titled "Father of the Texas Blues".

Jefferson's singing and self-accompaniment were distinctive as a result of his high-pitched voice and originality on the guitar Although his recordings sold well, he was not so influential on some younger blues singers of his generation, who could not imitate him as they could other commercially successful artists. Later blues and rock and roll musicians attempted to imitate both his songs and his musical style.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Rating Releases
2002 The Complete Classic Sides Remastered - Disc A 2
Cat Man Blues 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1986 The Collection. 20 Blues Greats Compilation 1
1990 King of the Country Blues Compilation 1
1990 The Complete Recordings Compilation 2
1991 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 1925–1926 Compilation 1
1991 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: 1927 Compilation 1
1991 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 3: 1928 Compilation 1
1991 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 4: 1929 Compilation 1
1992 Blind Lemon Jefferson Compilation 1
2004 Black Snake Moan Compilation 1
2007 Texas Blues Compilation 1
2008 That Black Snake Moan Compilation 1
2013 The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Blind Lemon Jefferson Compilation 5 1
Moanin' All Over Compilation 1
The Best of Blind Lemon Jefferson Compilation 1
The Best of Blind Lemon Jefferson Compilation 1
The Complete 94 Classic Sides Compilation 1
The Essential Recordings Compilation 1

Single

Year Title Rating Releases
1926 Long Lonesome Blues / Got the Blues 1
1926 Black Horse Blues / Corinne Blues 1
1926 Booster Blues / Dry Southern Blues 1
1926 Old Rounders Blues / Beggin' Back 1
1927 Black Snake Moan / Match Box Blues 1
1927 Match Box Blues / Easy Rider Blues 1
1927 Bad Luck Blues / Broke and Hungry 1
1927 Booger Rooger Blues / Wartime Blues 1
1927 Hot Dogs / Weary Dogs Blues 1
1927 One Dime Blues / Gone Dead on You 1
1927 Rabbit Foot Blues / Shuckin' Sugar Blues 1
1927 See That My Grave's Kept Clean / Where Shall I Be 1
1927 Struck Sorrow Blues / Rambler Blues 1
1928 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean / 'Lectric Chair Blues 1
1928 Prison Cell Blues / Lemon Worried Blues 1
1929 That Crawling Baby Blues / Pneumonia Blues 1
1929 Bed Springs Blues / Yo Yo Blues 1

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