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Charley Patton

Charley (/Charlie) Patton, referred to as King of the Delta Blues. He was taught to play the blues by Henry Sloan who was known to be one of the first ever blues players. Charley Patton was a great showman, and his songs are best known for their complex rhythms, where he frequently used his voice like an additional instrument.

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