Folk

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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“You Are My Sunshine” as performed by Wilf Carter

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“You Are My Sunshineā€¯ is an example of country music’s large contribution to American music. This version shows off the […]

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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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Jack Kelly & His South Memphis Jug Band – “Highway No. 61”

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Several decades before Bob Dylan recorded his breakthrough “Highway 61 Revisited” album, the folk-blues song “Highway No. 61” was interpreted […]

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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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Paddy Killoran – “Sligo Maid’s Lament”

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Sligo is a form of lively folk music which takes its name from the county and town of Sligo on […]

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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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Asa Martin – “She Ain’t Built That Way”

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Old Time Music legend Asa Martin delivers a tongue-in-cheek tune about the perplexing ways of women. As Martin straight-faces these […]

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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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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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The Carter Family – “Wildwood Flower”

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The Carter Family were the first Country Music singing stars, and in fact they were among the very first recording […]

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