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New, Old Music by Dick Justice

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This song is still significant some 75 plus years later. Originally written and recorded by Luke Jordan in 1927, Justice […]

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Clayton McMichen – “Grave In The Pines”

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Born in January of 1900 in Allatoona, Georgia, Clayton McMichen had his great success recording with Gid Tanner and the […]

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Peg Leg Howell – “Peg Leg Stomp”

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Born on a farm in Eatonton, Georgia in March of 1888, Joshua Barnes Howell taught himself to play guitar at […]

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Big Bill Broonzy – “How You Want It Done”

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In his long career, Big Bill Broonzy wrote and copyrighted over 300 songs. Many were original, some were adaptations of […]

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Akins Birmingham Boys – “I Walked And Walked”

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This is one fine early example of amply motivated walking in song, from a group called Akins Birmingham Boys. Little […]

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The Mississippi Sheiks – “Please Baby”

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The Mississippi Sheiks from Bolton, Mississippi were a popular band in their time, and their recorded songs have been covered […]

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Ephraim Woodie & The Henpecked Husbands – “Last Gold Dollar”

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“Last Gold Dollar” is the first of several sides Ephraim Woodie and the Henpecked Husbands recorded for the Columbia label […]

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Tommie Bradley and James Cole – “Where You Been So Long?”

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Guitarist Tommie Bradley and fiddler James Cole recorded “Where You Been So Long?” in Richmond, Indiana. Their music, a unique […]

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The Dixon Brothers – “Intoxicated Rat”

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South Carolina brothers Dorsey and Howard Dixon worked for many years in Carolina textile mills, and some of their original […]

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Taylor’s Kentucky Boys – “Forked Deer”

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Country blues fiddle pioneer Jim Booker recorded with Taylor’s Kentucky Boys, as well as his own Booker Orchestra. This track […]

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George Reneau – “The Lonesome Road”

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Here’s a very early version of the American Country and Blues music classic, “The Lonesome Road,” as performed by Country […]

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Burnett And Rutherford – “Ladies On The Steamboat”

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Born in 1883, Kentucky native Dick Burnett started singing when he was just four years old. He mastered the dulcimer, […]

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Gene Autry – “Atlanta Bound”

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Country music founding father Gene Autry recorded “Atlanta Bound” in 1931. In his long career, Gene Autry was a star […]

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