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Little Joe Washington

National treasure: Little Joe

Description: The last of the Third Ward blues guitar greats, Little Joe is also the wildest and perhaps the most creative musically. The pint-sized bluesman is just as likely to musically quote Gershwin as Lightnin' Hopkins. "National treasure" is not an over the top description.

Discography: Houston Guitar Blues, The Blues Reality

Have a Listen (all from The Blues Reality): "Me and Lightnin'" "The Ghetto" "Woke Up This Morning Blues"

Buy It Now: Find Houston Guitar Blues on CD Universe

Houston Press Music Awards: Best Guitarist, Best Blues (2002)

Allied Bands: Albert Collins, Joe "Guitar" Hughes, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Johnny Clyde Copeland

Web site: www.littlejoewashington.com

Contact: www.littlejoewashington.com/contact

Links: Read the profile and CD review in Houston Press

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