Jo Ann Kelly – Black Rat Swing

Career overview of Britain's most famous white female blues singer (1944-1990)

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Kelly was unique in being a British white female singer working solely in the blues. The antithesis of Janis Joplin, this straight-faced performer based her vocal and guitar styles on male blues singers like Son House. This 45-track double features Jo Ann with a slew of helpers, including Tony McPhee and Mick Fleetwood.


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