Charley Patton

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Charley Patton (died April 28, 1934), also known as Charlie Patton, was an American Delta blues musician. He is considered by many to be the "Father of the Delta Blues", and is credited with creating an enduring body of American music and personally inspiring just about every Delta blues man (Palmer, 1995). Musicologist Robert Palmer considers him among the most important musicians that America produced in the twentieth century. Many sources, including musical releases and his gravestone, spell his name "Charley" even though the musician himself spelled his name "Charlie".

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
1996 King of the Delta 1
2005 Primeval Blues, Rags, and Gospel Songs 1
It Won't Be Long 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1989 Founder of the Delta Blues 1
1990 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 1: 14 June 1929 to Late November / Early December 1929 2
1990 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 2: Late November / Early December 1929 1
1990 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Volume 3: December 1929 to 1 February 1934 1
1991 King of the Delta Blues 1
1995 Founder of the Delta Blues 1
1995 The Blues Collection 49: Pony Blues 2
1999 Pony Blues: His 23 Greatest Songs 1
2001 Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues 1
2001 The Definitive Charley Patton 1
2002 Complete Recordings 1929-1934 4 1
2008 This Is the Blues 1
2012 The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Charley Patton 1
Hang It on the Wall 1
The Best Of 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
1929 Pony Blues / Banty Rooster Blues 1
1929 Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues / Mississippi Boweavil Blues 1
1929 Down the Dirt Road Blues / It Won't Be Long Now 1
1929 Pea Vine Blues / Tom Rushen Blues 1
1929 Shake It and Break It But (Don't Let It Fall Mama) / A Spoonful Blues 1
1930 Rattlesnake Blues / Runnin' Wild Blues 1
1930 Hammer Blues / When Your Way Gets Dark 1
1930 Moon Going Down / Going to Move to Alabama 1
1931 Bird Nest Bound / Dry Well Blues 1
1934 Poor Me / 34 Blues 1
1934 Jersey Bull Blues / Love My Stuff 1

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Year Title RatingReleases
Charlie Patton 1

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