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Book: Chicago Calling

Chapter: Boy Chile Comin'

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.37095


Respected blues scholar Paul Oliver confirms Cyril’s embrace of the form: “I never met one British blues player who seemed to be remotely like a blues singer in background, approach, or personality, apart from Cyril Davies….It seemed to me that he bridged the impossible gulf between the cultures in a way no other blues-singing Britisher did.”

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