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Kenny Brown

Kenny Brown

Kenny Brown (born July 5, 1953, on the Air Force base in Selma, Alabama) is an American blues slide guitarist from Nesbit, Mississippi, United States. Skilled in the North Mississippi Hill Country blues style popularized by his mentor R. L. Burnside, Brown began his career by apprenticing with Mississippi Joe Callicott, Johnny Woods, and Mississippi Fred McDowell. He has also cited Muddy Waters,George "Mojo" Buford,Jessie Mae Hemphill,Junior Kimbrough,Johnny Winter, and Johnny Shines as influences. He has recorded one album for the Fat Possum Records label (Stingray), and his most recent double album, Can't Stay Long, was released in June 2011 on Devil Down Records.