Career[change | change source]
Early career[change | change source]
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Fame[change | change source]
In the 1950s, people became more interested in Blues Music and McDowell became more famous. He recorded for the first time in 1959 with Alan Lomax and Shirley Collins. He started playing on electric guitar rather than acoustic but said "I do not play no rock and roll". He taught Bonnie Raitt the slide guitar technique, and was written about by The Rolling Stones'.
Albums[change | change source]
McDowell's first album came out in 1969, called I Do Not Play No Rock 'N' Roll.