Leo "Bud" Welch
      Born and raised in the hill country of Central Mississippi, Welch—who worked as a cotton picker and pulpwood tree logger for the majority of his life—learned to play guitar and sing at an early age but was content to perform his gospel songs exclusively on Sunday mornings during worship service and the occasional blues set at clubs or social gatherings. At the age of 82, and with the help of a friend, Vencie Varnado, who would become his manager, Welch... Read More
      Leo "Bud" Welch
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