Guitar rag
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This song was written by Sylvester Weaver (July 25, 1896 or 1897 – April 4, 1960) an American blues guitar player and pioneer of country blues.
Weaver recorded "Longing for Daddy Blues" and "I've Got to Go and Leave My Daddy Behind" with the blues singer Sara Martin on October 23, 1923, in New York City. Two weeks later, as a soloist, he recorded "Guitar Blues" and "Guitar Rag", the first blues guitar instrumentals. Both recordings were released by Okeh Records. They are the first recorded country-blues and the first known recorded songs with a slide guitar. "Guitar Rag" (played on a Guitjo) became a blues classic and was covered in the 1930s by Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys as "Steel Guitar Rag", which became a country music standard.

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