Wilburt Lee Reliford: Seems Like A Dream
Label: BIG LEGAL MESS
Wilbert Lee Reliford
Legendary harmonica blues recordings from a (nearly) forgotten Mississippi hero The harmonica has been conspicuously absent from the North Mississippi Hill music scene in recent decades Country conspicuously absent, but it wasn't always so. In particular, Johnny Woods was (1917 - 1990) was a frequent partner of R. L. Burnside and Mississippi Fred McDowell Another Hero of the music and house party scene in North Mississippi was Wilbert Lee Reliford, a blind Harmonica player, singer, and occasional guitarist. Reliford recounted that he was born in 1924 in the Rossville, Tennessee, the hometown of McDowell. However, he grew up in near Chulahoma, Mississippi, the site of Junior Kimbrough's infamous Music venue, grew up.