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Bluestown Story Volume 1

Artist Guitar Nubbit / Alabama Watson
Title Bluestown Story Volume 1
Release Date Monday, December 14, 2015
Genre Blues > Chicago Blues > Chicago Blues
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Bluestown Story Volume 1

Guitar Nubbit was born Alvin Hankerson in F.T. lauderdale, Florida in 1923 and moved to Georgia when he was 9 years old. It wasn't until 1946 that Alvin moved to Boston. Long before his chance meeting with Skippy White in 1961 which led to his 1962 and 1965 Bluestown sessions as Guitar Nubbit. It was Skippy who gave Alvin his nickname Nubbit, as part of his right thumb is missing.Alabama Watson's real name is Hilbert Watson and he hails from Alabama. Watson was very shy and didn't perform in clubs, but Skippy remembers Guitar Nubbit performing 2 or 3 dates in the Club 47 in Cambridge and though he was also shy...