9 Shouts - 96,322 Scrobbles
Frank Stokes (January 1, 1888 – September 12, 1955) was a blues musician who is considered by many musicologists to be the father of the Memphis blues guitar style. He was born in Shelby County, Tennessee, in South Memphis' largest vicinity Whitehaven, located two miles north of the Mississippi line. He was raised by his stepfather in Tutwiler, Mississippi, after the death of his parents. Stokes learned to play guitar as a youth in Tutwiler, and, after 1895, in Hernando, Mississippi, which was home to such African American guitarists as Jim Jackson...
User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- I Got Mine - (2:59) - 551 plays
- Downtown Blues - (3:14) - 373 plays
- What's The Matter Blues - (3:00) - 182 plays
- Take Me Back - (3:10) - 184 plays
- How Long - (3:13) - 161 plays
- Memphis Rounders Blues - (2:49) - 205 plays
- Right Now Blues - (3:04) - 141 plays
- Mistreatin' Blues - (3:17) - 117 plays
- It Won't Be Long Now - (3:23) - 102 plays
- Frank Stokes' Dream - (2:52) - 87 plays