Blind Mississippi Morris

Blind Mississippi Morris

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Blind Mississippi Morris, recipient of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Science Premiere Harmonica player Award in 2001 and 2003, has been rated as one of the ten best harmonica players in the world by BluzHarp Magazine and according the Blues Legend Hubert Sumlin, is “A Harmonica Master.”

Biography

Blind Mississippi Morris, born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, battled through life's adversity with the loss of his sight at the age of four. Morris, drawing continuously from the tradition of Delta Blues greats in Memphis such as B.B. King, Elmore James, Robert Johnson, and Junior Kimbrough, is the very embodiment of the Delta Bluesman. Morris comes from a lineage of talent, from his cousin the late great Blues Legends Willie Dixon, cousins Robert and Mary Diggs, the famed lead of the Memphis Sheiks, to his Aunt Mary Tanner who played with "Harps of Melody".

Morris, performing more than 40 years, has not only captivated blues fans on Beale Street, but as well as world known Blues Festivals as The King Biscuit Blues Festival, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Pocono Blues Festival, North Atlantic Blues Festival, and Lucerne Blues Festival to name a few.Morris has been christened "A New Disciple Of The Delta" and "The Real Deal On Beale."

Blind Mississippi Morris has performed with a diverse list of artists/bands including Blues Legends B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Rufus Thomas, as well as Bill Wyman (formerly of The Rolling Stones), Van Halen, David Porter, and many more.

Blind Mississippi Morris, recipient of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Science Premier Harmonica Player Award in 2001 and 2003, is rated as one of the ten best harmonica players in the world by Bluzharp Magazine and, according to Hubert Sumlin, Morris is "a Harmonica Master."

Discography

Albums:
Live At Leeds
Boogie Barbecue Records, 2005

Along The Blues Highway
Varese Saradonde, 2003

Country Days
Boogie Barbecue Records, 2003

Back Porch Blues
Boogie Barbecue Records, 2001

Peddling Blues
Boogie Barbecue Records, 2000

Legends Of The Blues 2000
Divine Production, 2000

Bad To Worse
Boogie Barbecue Records, 1998

You Know I Like That
Icehouse Records, 1995

Compilations:
The Blue Eyed Blues
The Mean Street - Track #1 Disc #2
Icehouse Records, 2006

Goin' Down South Vol. 2
Country Days With Brad Webb - Track #2
Inside Sounds, 2005

Goin' Down South Blues Sampler
Second Hand Store - Track #13
Icehouse Records, 2001

The Poor & Hungry: The Sountrack
Mean Street- Track #13
Easy Rider - Track #11
Icehouse Records, 2000
Guest Appearances

"Mississippi Soul" - Slick Ballinger
Oh Boy Records, 2006

"Weekend in Memphis" - McCarty-Hite Project
Inside Sounds, 2005

DVDs & Videos:
Live at the Regency Mall
2003

Live In Memphis
2002