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Charlie Patton: The Father of the Delta Blues


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From "The Definitive Charley Patton -
75th Anniversary Edition"


The most important figure in the pioneering era of Delta blues, Charley Patton (1891-1934), helped define not only the musical genre but also the image and lifestyle of the rambling Mississippi bluesman.

He roamed the Delta using Dockery as his most frequent base, and lived his final year in Holly Ridge. Patton and blues singers Willie James Foster (1921-2000) and Asie Payton (1937-1997) are buried in this cemetery.

Charley Patton has been called the Founder of the Delta Blues. He blazed a trail as the musicís preeminent entertainer and recording artist during the first third of the 20th century.

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