In Episode 11 of Blues Chronicles, Reverend Robert Jones tells us about Skip James, who learned to play the guitar in an unusual D minor tuning. In his early days of performing during the depression, his records didn’t sell very well. But, his influence on later key blues figures, like Robert Johnson, was profound.
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