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Pop Ferguson Blues / Press

“Pop (Clyde, Sr.)Ferguson has been playing guitar for over 70 years. A native of the foothills of North Carolina near Wilkesboro, Pop developed a unique approach that reflects Appalachian and Piedmont roots with a foundation of pure, deep Blues. Close your eyes and you know you are in the room with Blind Boy Fuller and John Lee Hooker!”

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“Ferguson has been playing the blues since he was a teenager, spending many years traveling the country, making his music at each stop along the way. He recently was honored by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. A recording of Ferguson's music along with many of his stories will be featured in the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. It is within this museum that Pop Ferguson's stories and music will live next to other African- American history makers such as President Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Jr.”