Son Bonds

Country blues, Musical Artist

1909 – 1947

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Who was Son Bonds?

Son Bonds was an American country blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was a working associate of both Sleepy John Estes and Hammie Nixon, and was similar in his guitar playing style. According to Allmusic journalist, Jim O'Neal, "the music to one of Bonds's songs, "Back and Side Blues", became a standard blues melody when Sonny Boy Williamson I from nearby Jackson, Tennessee, used it in his classic "Good Morning, School Girl"." The best known of Bonds's other works are "A Hard Pill To Swallow" and "Come Back Home."

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Born
Mar 16, 1909
Brownsville
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Died
Aug 31, 1947
Dyersburg

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on July 23, 2013

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