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Alvin Youngblood Hart
North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic 2015
June 27, 2015
Alvin Youngblood Hart is a Grammy Award-winning American musician.
He is the icon of American blues. His works have been performed and still is perform by the greatest Johnny Winter, Mick Taylor, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Allman Bros., Johnny Neel, Little Feat, thus emphasizing the size of Alvin as a musician and artist.
Even though he was from the west, he grew up with a family connection to Mississippi, and Mississippi shaped his musical life. He began playing country blues, before expanding into swing and rock and roll. Taj Mahal once said Alvin had to have thunder in his hands to play the way he does. Since his 1996 debut, Alvin has lived up to his Youngblood name, constantly trying new things and coming at the blues from a fresh perspective.