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Saturday, July 07, 2007
Blues Break: Mance Lipscomb - "Jack of Spades"
The great Mance Lipscomb (1895-1976) on slide guitar as it should be played: with a jackknife. Lipscomb, born in Navasota, Texas, was the son of a former slave and a mother who was part Choctaw. "Mance" is short for "emancipation."