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Guy Davis and the legacy of the blues
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Bluesman Guy Davis' new CD, "Legacy," has just been released by St. Paul-based Red House Records. (Image courtesy of

St. Paul, Minn. — If you like the blues, and like it played the way people would have done so 100 years ago, Guy Davis is your man. The award-winning blues guitarist, banjo and harmonica player brings a powerful, raw energy, and a deep gravelly voice, to blues standards that have been played for years.

Guy Davis describes himself, first and foremost, as a bluesman. Throughout his career, Davis has dedicated himself to reviving the traditions of acoustic blues through material of the great blues masters, African American stories, and his own original works.

Guy Davis' latest CD, "Legacy," has just been released by St. Paul-based Red House Records. It's his seventh release, and is his latest effort at keeping acoustic blues alive. Davis performs Saturday night at the Masonic Temple in Winona, and Sunday night at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis.

He stopped by MPR, guitar in hand, to talk with All Things Considered host David Molpus about making his new CD. To listen to their interview, choose the audio link in the right column.

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