Jackson C. Frank :: Blues Run The Game

Jackson C. Frank’s music and pain were always intertwined. As a boy, a furnace exploded at his school, killing 15 of his classmates and badly burning Frank. As he recovered in the hospital, a teacher brought him an acoustic guitar to keep him occupied. It’s impossible not to hear traces of that hurt echoing in the songs of his 1965 self-titled LP. Produced by his friend Paul Simon in London, where . . .

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