Film, Video Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps
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- Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps
- Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton and Son House. He performs with Steve Chester on rhythm guitar, Cyndi Clark on conga drums and Kindrick Hart on electric bass.
- May 25, 2011
- - Ben Payton was born in tiny Coila, Mississippi, in the hill country just east of the Delta. His early musical influences included his grandmother Mabel Johnson's gospel piano playing and his Uncle Joe Birch's blues guitar.
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- 1 hours 6 minutes 35 seconds
- online text
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