Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival
03/17/16: ‘Razorblade’ Stewart expected home Sunday


Well-known Clarksdale bluesman, Josh “Razorblade” Stewart, has been hospitalized with back problems in the Memphis Veterans Administration Hospital for approximately a month, but is expected home Sunday, according to John Holmes, Delta Blues Museum After-School music teacher.


Holmes said Stewart, who performs regularly at the Sunflower River Blues Festival and Ground Zero Blues Club, told him he was paralyzed and in a wheelchair following a slipped disc.


With “Ah Hah,” his signature vocal refrain, Stewart has showcased many young student musicians in his stage performances, and welcomed hundreds of visitors to Clarksdale.



Razorblade StewartJosh "Razorblade Stewart"
Photo by Panny Mayfield





Jan 19, 2019 - 4:30PM
Christian B
#JohnFahey live 1974 San Francisco "Sunflower River Blues / Revolt of the Dyke Brigade / Requiem... https://t.co/PEIRRJZO7q via @YouTube
Jan 19, 2019 - 7:02AM
Jim Madsen
Going there this summer for the Sunflower River Blues Festival. Wish I could be there for the stone festival as wel… https://t.co/K0DxHsqqBs
Jan 13, 2019 - 1:12PM
WTUL
Just played: Sunflower River Blues - John Fahey - Visions of the Blues(Oxford American)
Jan 12, 2019 - 3:47PM
Christian B
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Jan 12, 2019 - 3:42PM
Christian B
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