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    40. Twenty Eight—Pardon Me—and Twenty-Nine

    By Mississippi John Hurt

    PETE SEEGER: Incidentally—John? We got time. Tell a little bit about how you first made a record—way, way back in nineteen twenty-seven. You remember?

    JOHN HURT: Ah, yeah, twenty-eight, was—pardon me—and twenty-nine.

    To learn to play guitar, I had no teacher. I might say—well, I’ll say it like this:

    In a way, I . . .

    I kinda stole music, in a way.

    There was a gentleman . . . . . . Read More.


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