Deford Bailey

DeFord Bailey - Pan American Blues
DeFord Bailey - Fox Chase
John Henry - Deford Bailey
Deford Bailey - Black Man Blues

DeFord Bailey (December 14, 1899 – July 2, 1982) was an Americancountry music and blues star from the 1920s until 1941. Bailey was both the first performer to be introduced as playing on the Grand Ole Opry and also the first African-American performer on the show. He played several instruments but is best known for his harmonica tunes.

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