PODCAST: Ben Payton

By 
Berklee Office of Communications
January 27, 2010
Ben Payton
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This year, Berklee's Africana Studies music programming celebrates the richness of America's roots music traditions. One of the guest artists featured during the Roots and Reason concert series is Mississippi Delta blues guitarist Ben Payton. Payton spent years on the Chicago blues scene, playing with artists such as Eddie Shaw and Junior Wells. After returning to his home state of Mississippi, Payton reunited with his Delta-style blues roots. "Boogie Child" is from his latest release, Diggin' Up Old Country Blues.

to Ben Payton's "Boogie Child"

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