Flashback

John Tefteller’s World’s Rarest Records uses time travel to take us back to the old American bluesmen

Whatever Chocolate Brown wants, Chocolate Brown gets

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In 1930, Blind Blake was one of Paramount’s biggest-selling artists in a career that started in 1926. But since it was during The Great Depression, record sales — along with everything else — plummeted, so he picked up plenty of side gigs, including one with Chocolate Brown.