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Moses Rascoe (born 27th July, 1917)

PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:20 am
by john poole
Moses Rascoe, born one hundred years ago today - 27th July, 1917 in Windsor, North Carolina [died 6th March, 1994] He began playing as a teenage bluesman in the 1930s, but only turned professional half a century later after he retired from his truck driving job, aged 65.

‘Bright Lights, Big City’ from his 1987 LP on Flying Fish
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fQKNtUwypo
https://www.discogs.com/Moses-Rascoe-Bl ... se/3565276

Here seen playing and talking between 38-45 minutes in the 1989 Susan Massengale / Glenn Hinson TV documentary “Step It Up and Go - Blues in the Carolinas”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_xrsSzGku8

http://community.berea.edu/hutchinslibr ... rascoe.pdf