Tuesday, November 18, 2008

John Dee Holeman - A Modern Day Blind Boy Fuller

John Dee Holeman was born in Orange County, North Carolina in 1929. He is a storyteller, dancer and a blues artist. He played with musicians who learned directly from Blind Boy Fuller. He possesses an expressive blues voice and is a wonderful guitarist incorporating both Piedmont and Texas guitar styles. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage fellowship and a North Carolina Folk Heritage award, John Dee has toured the U.S, Europe and Asia. John works as a heavy machine operator. If you are not a believer yet,check out these YouTube Videos! -Rev. KM

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