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Blues File: John Cephas, a remembrance

From: WXPN
Series: Blues File
Length: 03:35

Bluesman John Cephas died recently. he was one of the world's best-known country blues players.

C_w_small Bluesman John Cephas died recently. he was one of the world's best-known country blues players. His duo with harmonica player Phil Wiggins was the worthy successor to the famous duo Sonny Terry and Brwonie McGhee. This Blues File profiles his music and career.

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Piece Description

Bluesman John Cephas died recently. he was one of the world's best-known country blues players. His duo with harmonica player Phil Wiggins was the worthy successor to the famous duo Sonny Terry and Brwonie McGhee. This Blues File profiles his music and career.

Broadcast History

WXPN-FM Philadelphia 3-12-2009

Transcript

Cephas & Wiggins "Richmond Blues"
Bullseye Blues & Jazz: From Richmond To Atlanta
© 2000 Rounder Records Corp.
BBB 11661-9633-2

Blind Blake "Guitar Chimes"
Pristine Audio: No Dough Blues
© 2009 Pristine Audio
PABL007

Cephas & Wiggins "Illinois Blues"
Alligator: Homemade
© 1999 Alligator Records & Artist Mgmt., Inc.
ALCD 4863

Big Chief Ellis "Blues For Moot"
Trix: Big Chief Ellis
© 1995 Trix Records
Trix 3316

Cephas & Wiggins "Darkness On The Delta"
Flying Fish: Flip, Flop, & Fly
© 1992 Flying Fish Records
FF 70580

Cephas & Wiggins "I Was Determined"
Alligator: Homemade
© 1999 Alligator Records & Artist Mgmt., Inc.
ALCD 4863
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Timing and Cues

3:34 self-contained. Opens with opening theme and host intro. Ends with song fade following host outro.

Related Website

http://www.xpn.org/blues