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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

Photo: Axel Kustner

Flora Molton : musicians

b. 1908, Virginia, USA, d. 31 May 1990, Washington DC, USA. Molton began preaching at the age of 17, not taking up guitar until 1943, when she moved to Washington DC. Virtually blind, she supported herself by playing in... more.

February 21, 2013