Back to: Echoes of Indiana Avenue
Scrapper Blackwell 120th Anniversary Part 2
February 24, 2023
The Indianapolis blues legend Scrapper Blackwell is among the most important musicians connected to the Indiana Avenue scene.
Blackwell’s unique guitar style influenced many generations of blues guitarists - from Robert Johson, to Eric Clapton.
This February marks the 120th anniversary of Blackwell’s birth. To celebrate, we’ll be sharing a special two-part edition of Echoes of Indiana Avenue, featuring the music of Scrapper Blackwell.
In this week's edition we'll explore Blackwell's final recordings.