By Leroy F. Moore Jr.

It has been written time and time again about Black blind men on street corners in the heyday of gospel, blues and folk, singing and entertaining the crowd to make money to survive. However, I also learned that their wives accompanied many of these early blind musicians. In certain cases the women out did their husbands. In Michael Joseph Corcoran’s book, “All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas” and Lawrence Cohn’s book, “Nothing But the Blues” talks about the wives of some of the early famous Blind blues/gospel men from AC Forehand to Blind Mc Tell and of more

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