Al Wilson passed on Sept, 3, 1970 at the age of 27
from “Cannabis Country – Songs About Drugs & Alcohol’
rendition of Leroy Carr’s “Sloppy Drunk Blues”
In order to prepare Son House for the college and festival circuit, Al Wilson played guitar with him every day. The following excerpt is from Rebecca Davis’ article, “Child Is Father to the Man” (Blues Access, Fall 1998).
Thanks to Steve Grosskopt!