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Cedric Burnside

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Cedric was born to the blues, more specifically, hypnotic Mississippi Hill country blues. Learning his craft as the drummer with his grandfather, the legendary Fat Possum recording artist RL Burnside.

Growing up in Holly Springs, MS Cedric learnt first hand from RL plus other equally legendary figures including Junior Kimbrough, Jessie May Hemphill , Otha Turner. T-Model Ford and Paul “Wine” Jones.

This amazing education has come to fruition with Cedric’s critically acclaimed and Grammy nominated new album Benton County Relic.

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