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Born in October 1899, Joe Callicott spent his whole life in the area south of Memphis. His chief musical associate was Garfield Akers and it was as Akers’ second guitarist that he made his first recording in 1929. He also recorded some final sessions for blues documentarian George Mitchell in the late 1960’s. Open year-round.
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