Blind Mississippi Morris
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Blind Mississippi Morris
Blind Mississippi Morris
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Blind Mississippi Morris on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee
Background information
Morris Cummings
Born (1955-04-06) April 6, 1955 (age 63)
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Genres Blues
Musician, singer
Instruments Vocals, harmonica, guitar
Late 1970s-present
Labels Icehouse Records
Website Official website

Blind Mississippi Morris (born Morris Cummings; April 6, 1955 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States) is an American blues musician.[1]

Life and career

Cummings became blind at the age of four, a victim of congenital glaucoma.[2][3] Morris became a solo blues performer on Beale Street, but his nowadays backing band is called the Pocket Rockets.[3]

Morris comes from a musical background; his cousins, Robert and Mary Diggs, led the Memphis Sheiks, while his aunt, Mary Tanner, played with the Harps of Melody. Morris is also a cousin of Willie Dixon. He was named as one of the 10 best harmonica players in the world by Bluzharp magazine.[2]

Discography

Year Title Record label
1995 You Know I Like That Icehouse Records
2008 Back Porch Blues Boogie Barbeque Music

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See also

References

  1. ^ Urgo, Joseph R.; Abadie, Ann J. (2007). Faulkner's inheritance: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 2005. Univ. Press of Mississippi. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-57806-953-8. Retrieved 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Blind Mississippi Morris". Bradwebb.com. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ a b "Blind Mississippi Morris". RAM Entertainment. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "Blind Mississippi Morris | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved . 

External links


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