Top Henry Thomas Albums
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Essential Blues Masters
Essential Blues Masters
[2009]
Texas Worried Blues
Texas Worried Blues
[2005]
Henry Thomas
Henry Thomas
[2000]
Monster Mix
Monster Mix
[1990]
Texas Worried Blues: Complete Recorded Works 1927-1929
Texas Worried Blues: Complete Recorded Works 1927-1929
[1989]
Related Information for Henry Thomas
Henry Thomas (1874-1930) was an American country blues singer, songster and musician. Born in Big Sandy, Texas, he enjoyed a brief recording career in the late 1920s which has latterly been influential. He was often billed as "Ragtime Texas". His style was an early example of what later became known as Texas blues guitar.Thomas was born into a family of freed slaves in Big Sandy, Texas in 1874. He began traveling the Texas railroad lines as a hobo after leaving home in his teens. He eventually earned his way as an itinerant songster, entertaining local populaces as well as railway employees.He recorded 24 sides for Vocalion Records between 1927 and 1929, 23 of which were released. They include reels, gospel songs, minstrel... read more