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LEO BUD WELCH has left us –

LEO BUD WELCH

SUPERSTAR LEO BUD WELCH BEGAN HIS INTERNATIONAL BLUES CAREER AT AGE 80! TRAVELED THE WORLD PERFORMING -WINNER OF AWARDS -RECORDED TWO ALBUMS WAS WORKING ON HIS THIRD.   ~ I MET HIM AT THE CLARKSDALE JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL SEVERAL YEARS AGO AND CONTINUED TO ATTEND EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF LEO PERFORMING  ~ He passed Dec. 20 2018 at home. 

LEO BUD WELCH – 85 year old Bluesman ~

LEO BUD WELCH

 

LEO BUD WELCH ~ 83 yr. old Super Star.

 

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L.C. ULMER ~ Delta Bluesman

I FELT BLESSED TO SPEND TIME WITH LC – INVITED TO HIS HOME – WROTE TO EACH OTHER – SPOKE ON THE PHONE   ~ He played 12 instruments, traveled much performing, a gifted talented and spiritual man who quoted the Bible. He is missed and ALWAYS remembered. 

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The LAST of the BENTONIA BLUESMEN ~ JIMMY Duck HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in his BLUE FRONT CAFE Juke. JIMMYY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in front of his BLUE FRONT CAFE

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in front of his BLUE FRONT CAFE

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

Jimmy DUCK Holmes NOW has DICK WATERMAN as his manager as well as his OWN Record Label via Michael Schultze 2016/2017 and beyond.

BLUES BLUES BLUES

HIS BLUE FRONT CAFE, IN BENTONIA MISSISSIPPI, WAS BUILT BY HIS PARENTS in 1948 ` jimmy, the youngest of 14, learned from JACK OWENS ‘BENTONIA STYLE’  BLUES ~ 

JIMMYY DUCK HOLMES JIMMYY DUCK HOLMES – this photo has been ‘EXPLORED’ at #23 ~

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in his BLUE FRONT CAFE Juke. JIMMY DUCK HOLMES in his BLUE FRONT CAFE Juke.

JIMMY DUCK HOLMES JIMMY DUCK HOLMES

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CO-FOUNDER of the DELTA BLUES

https://sheindie.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/searching-for-the-grave-of-the-willie-lee-brown-cofounder-of-the-delta-blues/      WILLIE LEE BROWN & CHARLEY PATTON GREW UP ON DOCKERY PLANTATION .. CHARLEY BECAME A STAR .. THEY BOTH CO-FOUNDED THE DELTA  BLUES.  SON HOUSE AND WILLIE BROWN MET AT LULA- BECAME BEST FRIENDS .. PLAYED GUITARS TOGETHER – ROBERT JOHNSON WENT TO LISTEN UP IN ROBINSONVILLE MS – PICKED UP A FEW TIPS OVER TWO WEEKS FROM SON HOUSE .. ROBERT JOHNSON BECAME  ‘THE’ Robert Johnson !!  .. STOLE MUSIC HE HEARD/LEARNED FROM SON HOUSE .. DID NOT CREDIT HIM!! 

PHOTOS and MORE below:

https://sheindie.wordpress.com/2013/09/01/searching-for-willie-lee-brown/