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King Solomon Hill

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Biography

King Solomon Hill (1897, McComb, Mississippi - 1949, Sibley, Louisiana) was a bluesman who recorded a small handful of songs in 1932. Hill is speculated to have been Joe Holmes, a self-taught guitarist from Mississippi. He fused the styles of his friends Sam Collins and Ramblin' Thomas (respectively, south Mississippi and east Texas/Louisiana musicians), and elements from Blind Lemon Jefferson, into the eerie bottleneck guitar sound that accompanied his chilling falsetto on his 1932 recordings.

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Top Songs

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  1. The Gone Dead Train  -  3,452 plays
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  3. Whoopee Blues  -  2,455 plays
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  5. Times Has Done Got Hard  -  1,208 plays
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