I am indebted to those who have helped with providing information, references, recommended sources and in the correction of errors. Where original sources are known, these are cited ‘in situ’. The information provided within this website has been compiled from personal knowledge/research, blues and gospel books, websites, CD/vinyl album notes, and numerous in-depth discussions with friends, most notably blues and gospel historian Max Haymes. The images used are believed to be in the public domain. I have not been able to establish any copyright claims on those that I have used. If this is not the case in respect of any image, if the copyright owner contacts me, I will remove it from the site.