Cecil Augusta

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Cecil Augusta (born 1920) is an American Delta blues singer and guitarist, recorded by Alan Lomax in Memphis, Tennessee in 1959.

Augusta recorded a single track, "Stop All The Buses", before leaving. This recording was entirely neglected until its release on Alan Lomax: The Blues Songbook, a 2003 release.[1] Musicologist David Evans described him as "The perfect example of an artist who shows up at a field recording session and leaves before anyone realizes how good he was"; and noted his unique acoustic guitar technique, which included many features that would later become integral to electric blues playing.[2]

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