Mose Allison (1923-2016) was born in Tippo, Mississippi.
Here are some links to sites with more information on Mose Allison:
- MoseAllison.com (Official Website)
- New York Times – obituary
- Rolling Stone – obituary
Here is short video featuring Pete Townshend, Georgie Fame and Elvis Costello discussing the influence of Mose Allison’s Parchman Farm on British blues:
The video above was taken from this BBC video about Mose Allison:
Here’s a BBC interview of Mose Allison and Van Morrison:
Here’s a video from Ben Sidran about the Tell Me Something album, a collaboration between Mose Allison, Van Morrison, Georgie Fame and Ben Sidran featuring less well known Mose Allison compositions:
Here’s a video of The Who performing Mose Allison’s Young Man Blues in 1970:
Mose Allison Trio performing I Don’t Worry About A Thing, in 1975
Mose Allison Trio performing Your Molecular Structure, in 1975
Mose Allison Trio performing Your Mind Is On Vacation, in 1975
Mose Allison Trio performing Everybody’s Crying Mercy, in 1975
Mose Allison Trio performing If You’re Going To The City, in 1975
Here’s a video of Mose Allison performing Gettin’ There in 1989:
Here’s a video of Mose Allison performing in San Diego in 1989:
Mose Allison Trio performing Everybody’s Crying Mercy, in 2005
Mose Allison is featured on the Mississippi Blues Trail on the Parchman Farm marker outside the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Sunflower County.
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