Algia Mae Hinton – one of the last surviving Piedmont blues greats – has died

Watch Algia Mae Hinton sing with Lightnin' Wells at her Middlesex, NC home in 2017.
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Watch Algia Mae Hinton sing with Lightnin' Wells at her Middlesex, NC home in 2017.
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On the Beat

Musings about all things related to music and culture of the popular variety

‘A hard life of bad luck and trouble’

April 14, 2017 12:00 PM

On The Beat

David Menconi
News & Observer music critic David Menconi's random (and we do mean random) musings about all things related to music and culture of the popular variety.