Brother Dege (“deej”) (aka Dege Legg) is one of the best-kept secrets in the Deep South. A musician, writer and Southern enigma, Dege is the haunted face of 21st century Delta blues. Like the possessed offspring of Faulkner and Son House, he plays slide guitar in the age-old tradition of the blues greats, yet manages to breathe new life into this revered Delta idiom.[youtube HS3hV8q05Hg]
The reclusive Louisiana Cajun’s song “Too Old To Die Young” was recently selected by Quentin Tarantino to appear in the soundtrack of his new film Django Unchained, which just opened in theaters on Christmas day.