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Lonnie Johnson: The Unsung Blues Legend (Blues Magnet)

Kirk Silsbee, New Times Los Angeles, 20 July 2000

SO THOROUGHLY has the myth of the hell-bound Mississippi Delta bluesman captured the public's imagination that it's narrowed the definition of just what constitutes a blues singer.  The late Charles Brown, a velvet-voice blues crooner who had a fifty-year career, addressed the issue between sets one night at the Cinegrill a few years ago.  

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