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Eastcoast blues supergroup The Georgia Cotton Pickers – “Diddle-Da-Diddle”

Back in the twenties there were quite some talented Blues musicians in the Georgia region. By 1926  there was this guy called Robert Hicks aka “Barbecue Bob” who had a big contribution  to the Atlanta and Piedmont Blues style. With his Brother he set up a fantastic blues super group called the Georgia Cotton Pickers. 

Georgia Cotton Pickers –  “Diddle-Da-Diddle”

The first song that shows the sound of the Cotton Pickers perfectly is “Diddle-Da-Diddle”. I’m getting verry happy of the beautiful piedmont blues guitar, swinging harmonica and soul filled vocal parts.

 

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