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The Blind Willie McTell Tote

Regular price $25.00

William Samuel McTell of Thomson, Georgia, author of "Statesboro Blues."

Wake up, mama, turn your lamp down low,
Wake up, mama, turn your lamp down low,
You got no nerve, baby
To turn Uncle John from your door.
— Blind Willie McTell

  • 100 percent cotton canvas
  • Velcro closure
  • Handles are sturdy and 24 inches long.
  • Dimensions: 23" wide X 17" high X 6" deep
  • Hand printed with love in a little barn in Clarkston, Georgia.

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