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Bill Williams

b. 28 Feb 1897, Richmond, Virginia, USA, d. 6 Oct 1973, Greenup, Kentucky, USA. Williams stated to have performed ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’ within a quarter-hour of picking right up a electric guitar in 1908, and his amazing skills when aged over 70 with an arthritic wrist lend his state reliability. …

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Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts

Despite the fact that he spent a lot of his life farming and performed generally in weekends, Kentucky longer bow star Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts was a well-known and influential musician who, through the years 1925-1934, cut 70 sides below his own name, the majority of that have been reissued by …

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