Josh white was a pioneer in blues and folk music. He was the face of the "first wave" of folk music, becoming a favorite of the roosevelts. white was the first black artist to sell a million copies with 'one meatball", and was the first to tour the us as a solo act. Known for his signature style of playing; one foot on a stool and a lit cigarette behind one ear - white was a magnetic performer who quickly became respected and admired all over the world.

josh white sculpture by joe thompson