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A.C Forehand and Blind Mamie Forehand : musicians

While it may not have been that common for women to sing the blues professionally in the ’20s, Forehand was one of many who did sing gospel and also one of the few who did manage to leave... more.

February 21, 2013

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The Women of Blind Gospel : post

When we think of the tradition of itinerant blind black musicians, names like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Willie McTell or Blind Willie Johnson tend to come up quickly. Blind women in that tradition — harder to name. But there were... more.

February 23, 2012