DeFord Bailey

DeFord Bailey

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Singles

Muscle Shoals Blues
5:09
Davidson County Blues
3:21
John Henry
3:07

Biography

DeFord Bailey

DeFord Bailey (December 14, 1899 – July 2, 1982) was an American country music and blues star from the 1920s until 1941. Bailey was both the first performer to be introduced as playing on the Grand Ole Opry and also the first African-American performer on the show. He played several instruments but is best known for his harmonica tunes.