Biography of Otha Turner

FIFE MASTER, RURAL BLUES LEGEND OTHA TURNER DIES; WAS 94 The Commercial AppealBy Bill EllisFebruary 27, 2003 “Mississippi fife master Otha Turner died on Wednesday. He was 94.” “Renowned for his picnic parties, Mr. Turner – who played a homemade bamboo cane fife or wooden flute and spent much of his life as a sharecropper and …

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