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Robert “Mack” McCormick (1930-2015)

Monday, November 30, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Shannon K. Larson
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Folklorist Robert “Mack” McCormick died at his home in Houston, Texas, on November 18, 2015. McCormick was best known for his research into the lives of numerous blues musicians including Robert Johnson, Leadbelly and Blind Lemon Jefferson. McCormick also worked with and recorded Lightnin’ Hopkins, Robert Shaw, Mance Lipscomb and others.

To read more about McCormick, see the following:

Grimes, William. “Mack McCormick, Student of Texas Blues, Dies at 85.” The New York Times, November 25, 2015:

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