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Rory Block


Rory Block (born as 'Aurora Block', November 6, 1949) is an American female blues guitarist and singer, a notable exponent of the country blues style. Rory Block was born in Princeton, New Jersey and grew up in Manhattan. Her father, Allan Block, ran a sandal shop in Greenwich Village in the 1960s, and the constant presence of members of the Greenwich Village folk music scene made an impression on the young girl, who studied classical guitar. Around age 14, she began to be fascinated by old Mississippi Delta blues, listening to old albums, transcribing them, and learning to play the songs.

Albums Rory Block

21 played on Radionomy

  • Turning Point

  • The Early Tapes 1975-1976

  • Gone Woman Blues : The Country Blues Collection

  • The Lady And Mr. Johnson

  • From The Dust

  • Last Fair Deal

  • I'm Every Woman

  • Confessions of a Blues Singer

  • Gone Woman Blues: The Country Blues Collection

  • Tornado

  • When a Woman Gets the Blues

  • Angel of Mercy

  • Ain't I a Woman

  • Mama's Blues

  • Best Blues and Originals

  • House of Hearts

  • I've Got A Rock In My Sock!

  • I've Got a Rock in My Sock

  • Rhinestones & Steel Strings

  • Blue Horizon

  • High Heeled Blues