Learn to Play: Mississippi John Hurt's "Candy Man" on Guitar

Learn to Play: Mississippi John Hurt’s “Candy Man” on Guitar

John Smith Hurt—better known as Mississippi John Hurt —taught himself to play the guitar at just nine years old. Working as a sharecropper, he started playing at local dances and parties, leading him to recording some music for Okeh Records in 1928. Unfortunately, the recordings were commercial failures, and […]

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