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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 Artist Rating Releases
1972 Blind Lemon Jefferson / Son House Blind Lemon Jefferson / Son House 1
2002 The Complete Classic Sides Remastered - Disc A Blind Lemon Jefferson 2
Cat Man Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson 1

Album + Compilation

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

Single

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

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