Blues History and Links
Interested in the history behind Coyote Slim's
music?  Check out the information below!
Son House was one of the teachers
of Robert Johnson and also taught
Muddy Waters.  Along with
Charley
Patton, House's music defines early
Delta Blues.
Trail of the Hellhound
Johnny Shines, renowned for his
association with Robert Johnson,
had his own important style and is
one of Coyote Slim's main
influences.
One of Slim's favorite
blueswomen,
Jessie Mae Hemphill,
hailed from the Hill Country of
Mississippi.
More to come!
Some extensive
information about blues
can be found at:
Charley Patton is one of the
greatest influences on modern
American music.  Read a great
biography of this wonderful
musician by Dr. David Evans
:
C
harley Patton Bio
If you are interested in early blues
history, be sure to check out the
ParamountsHome Website!
Sam "Lightnin'"  Hopkins, another
of Coyote Slim's main influences.