Precious Bryant

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Precious Bryant (née Bussey; January 4, 1942 – January 12, 2013) was an American country blues, gospel, and folk musician. She played Piedmont fingerstyle guitar.[1]

Bryant, born January 4, 1942 in Talbot County, Georgia, released two solo albums.[2] Her 2002 debut, Fool Me Good, was nominated for two Blues Music Awards — in the categories of 'Acoustic Blues Album of the Year' and 'Best New Artist Debut'. In 2006 she was nominated for another similar award for 'Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year', and was up against Koko Taylor, Maria Muldaur and Etta James, the last of whom won.

Bryant died January 12, 2013 in Columbus, Georgia following a six-week battle with complications from diabetes and congestive heart failure.[3]


  • Fool Me Good (2002)
  • The Truth (2005)

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Bryant was recorded in 1969 by George Mitchell in Waverly Hill, Ga. Three songs from that session were released on 7" vinyl on Fat Possum Records under the title "George Mitchell Collection vol. 37".


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