Posts filed under: Willie Farmer

BILLBOARD PREMIERES FIRST TRACK “I AM THE LIGHTNING” INSPIRED BY GUITARIST UNCLE WHO WAS SHOT DEAD IN CHICAGO LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE RUNS FEATURE IN DEC/JAN ISSUE Willie Farmer is ready to stop being an auto mechanic. He’s had his own shop in Duck Hill, MS (slightly to the east of the Delta) for over forty......
Willie Farmer is living proof that Mississippi continues to produce deep blues. The 62-year-old guitarist is neither a soul modernist nor revivalist, but simply a small-town auto mechanic who’s never shaken his love for old school legends like Muddy, Wolf and Lightnin’. A lifelong resident of tiny Duck Hill, located in the hills east of......