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Fat Possum Records Evolves with the Blues

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Fat Possum Records Evolves with the Blues

Fat Possum Records Evolves with the Blues

Fat Possum Records Evolves with the Blues

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Fat Possum Records, based in Oxford, Miss., is an independent label founded as a platform for gritty bluesmakers R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough. But as the label's artists have grown old and some have died, NPR's Jesse Baker reports on a shift to a new generation of blues-oriented alternative rock.