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Blind Willie McTell (1901–1959)

Blues guitarist Blind Willie McTell was born in Thompson, GA, in 1901. His mother taught him how to play guitar when he was young (accounts differ as to how he became blind; some historians say he was born blind, others that he was blinded as a teenager). When his mother died he left home and hooked up with a succession of traveling medicine shows... See full bio »

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Le Havre Soundtrack
Nights in Rodanthe Soundtrack
Not Fade Away Soundtrack
I Used to Be Darker Soundtrack


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 2014 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Muscle Shoals (2014) ... (writer: - as Willie McTell) / (writer: "Statesboro Blues")
 2013 Muscle Shoals (Documentary) (writer: - as Willie McTell) / (writer: "Statesboro Blues")
 2013 I Used to Be Darker (performer: "You Was Born To Die") / (writer: "You Was Born To Die")
 2012 Not Fade Away (writer: "Statesboro Blues")
 2011 Le Havre (performer: "Statesboro Blues") / (writer: "Statesboro Blues")
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (performer: "Statesboro Blues") / (writer: "Statesboro Blues")
 2008 Nights in Rodanthe (writer: "Come Around to My House Mama" - as Willie McTell)
 2005 House (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Honeymoon (2005) ... ("Delia", uncredited)
 1996 The Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon (Documentary) (writer: "Statesboro Blues" - as Willie McTell)
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (1996) ... (writer: "Statesboro Blues" - uncredited)
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary) (performer: "Stole Rider Blues") / (writer: "Stole Rider Blues")
 1992 The Allman Brothers Band: Live at Great Woods (Video documentary) (writer: "Statesboro Blues")
 1985 The Allman Brothers Band: Brothers of the Road (Video documentary) (writer: "Statesboro Blues")
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 1997 Blind Willie's Blues: A Documentary Film (Video documentary)
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Album: "Pig 'n' Whistle Red" (BCD Records). See more »

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