Scrapper Blackwell - Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out

Scrapper Blackwell
Song Name: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
By: Scrapper Blackwell
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Mr. Scrapper's Blues
Link to buy: Amazon
Genre: American folk , blues , standard blues
Date Added: 03 Apr 2020

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Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out by Scrapper Blackwell is part of folk music tradition in/by United States of America. Folk Music of United States of America is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (or folk music of United States of America), other than checking United States of America you can also check music of Africa, Ireland, Canada, Australia. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Francis Hillman "Scrapper" Blackwell (1903–1962) was an American blues guitarist and singer, best known as half of the guitar-piano duo he formed with Leroy Carr in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He was an acoustic single-note picker in the Chicago blues and Piedmont blues styles.

"Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" is a blues standard written by Jimmy Cox in 1923. Its lyrics, told from the point of view of somebody who was once wealthy during the Prohibition era, reflect on the fleeting nature of material wealth and the friendships that come and go with it.

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