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Furry Lewis (1895–1981)

Born in Mississippi, Walter "Furry" Lewis was one of the original Delta Bluesmen. A contemporary of Robert Johnson, Lewis specialized in slide guitar. He has multiple recordings that can be easily be found. Furry lost his leg while trying to jump a freight train. See full bio »

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Known For

Mississippi Grind
Mississippi Grind Soundtrack
(2015)
This Is Elvis
This Is Elvis Bluesman
(1981)
The Soul of a Man
The Soul of a Man Soundtrack
(2003)
Killer Diller
Killer Diller Soundtrack
(2004)

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 2015 Mississippi Grind (performer: "Shake 'Em On Down")
 2004 Killer Diller (writer: "Judge Boushay's Blues")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (arranger - 1 episode)
- The Soul of a Man (2003) ... (arranger: "See That My Grave is Kept Clean")
 2003 The Soul of a Man (Documentary) (arranger: "See That My Grave is Kept Clean")
 1981 This Is Elvis ("Furry Lewis' Blues")
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 1981 This Is Elvis
Bluesman
 1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings
Uncle Furry
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 2005 Stranded in Canton (Documentary)
Himself
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Who's That Comin'?: Blues (1977) ... Himself
 1962 The Blues (Documentary)
Himself
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Album: "On the Road Again" (Adelphi Records)

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