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The practicing genius of Delta Blues

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It was a “tall order,” but one I felt I could handle OK. As manager and buyer of two retail record shops in Shreveport — J&M No. 1 and J&M No. 2 — the owners wanted to expand our operations to include an independent label of our own. So they had asked me to locate a good, commercial Delta Blues artist and sign him to a contract.

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