In the juke-joints of Northern Mississippi, up in the hills above the Delta, people played a raw-boned, good-time Blues which lay almost undiscovered until the 90s, when labels like Fat Possum and High Water began to record the fantastic, high energy Blues player they found in the small towns up there.
Paul ‘Wine’ Jones was one of the artists that took this distinctive Blues into the new millennium, but he never gained the recognition that some of his contemporaries did.
[/stextbox]In 1995, Paul recorded his first album ‘Mule’ for Robert at Fat Possum, where he was joined by Jack ‘Oil Man’ Johnson and drummer Sam Carr. He joined The Mississippi Juke-Joint Caravan to take this unique style of Blues around the country, and in 1999 he recorded a follow-up album ‘Pucker Up, Buttercup’. Sadly, Paul passed away from cancer at the age of 59.
Paul plays some juke-joint Blues;
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