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The Bluesmen: Hound Dog Taylor

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On April 12, 1915, Theodore Roosevelt Taylor entered this world and took his name after the US president. He was born with a deformity and had six fingers on each hand. His sixth finger was no more than a stump. Like anyone growing up in the Mississippi Delta, his life was not one you could call easy. It wasn’t for anyone in those days with World War I still in full swing. When Theodore was nine years old, his father packed up his…




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