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Furry Lewis Genre Blues
City Memphis
Country United States
Years active 1920-1970

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Walter Lewis (known as Furry Lewis) was born in Greenwood, Mississippi on March 6, 1893 and raised in Memphis.  He learned the guitar by listening to a street singer named Blind Joe.  Lewis played mainly on the streets as a part-time musician, his most popular piece being 'John Henry'.  Between 1927 and 1928 he recorded twenty three sides.  He died in emphis Tennessee on September 14, 1981.

Albums (5)
Songs (58)
Vinyl
Furry Lewis In Memphis
Furry Lewis
Songs 15 Comments 0
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 / 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Added on 02 March 2011
Released 0000
Format Vinyl
Type
Length 0:00
N discs 1
Label Roots (2)
Genre Blues
Price 0.00 £
Cat N SL505
Furry Lewis
Furry Lewis
Songs 10 Comments 0
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 / 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Added on 02 March 2011
Released 1960
Format Vinyl
Type
Length 0:00
N discs 1
Label Folkways Records
Genre Blues
Price 0.00 £
Cat N FS 3823
The Fabulous Furry Lewis
Furry Lewis
Songs 10 Comments 0
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 / 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Added on 02 March 2011
Released 1973
Format Vinyl
Type
Length 0:00
N discs 1
Label Southland Records
Genre Blues
Price 0.00 £
Cat N SLP-3

CD
Fourth & Beale
Furry Lewis
Songs 9 Comments 0
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 / 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Added on 02 March 2011
Released 1992
Format CD
Type
Length 0:00
N discs 1
Label Lucky Seven Records
Genre Blues
Price 0.00 £
Cat N CD 9202
Furry Lewis
Songs 14 Comments 0
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 / 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Added on 02 March 2011
Released 1994
Format CD
Type
Length 0:00
N discs 1
Label Autogram
Genre Blues
Price 0.00 £
Cat N ALCD-5805

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