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Tag Archives: 1920s – 1930s

Mack Taylor

As the tale is told, he was shipped in from another county, his mandolin case tucked under his coat. The mayor of Corbin, KY, was a fellow called John Walker, and he was quite seriously interested in his old-time music. Would he go directly to the difficulty of securing employment, …

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Jim Hill

To be known as “a mandolin participant named Jim” simply by researchers could very well be all of the honor an obscure musician actually needs. That might be Jim Hill, one of the players with this name energetic in American origins music genres. With regards to celebrity, nobody would mistake …

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Harry Kiker

This young Georgia fellow had about zero desire for old-time country music until his sister, Opal, got associated with a tall fellow from the name of John Dilleshaw. Not merely do Dilleshaw (or Dilly) prefer to provide his acoustic guitar around for passionate serenades, he’d actually make his entire music …

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Blue Steele

The annals of early 20th century jazz and pop music teems with dance bands that thrilled audiences within their day and also have since become phantom entities with whom a small amount of devoted listeners may commune by studying the surviving recorded evidence. A particular category of Place Bands includes …

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The Vagabonds

There are therefore many musical groupings named the Vagabonds it nearly seems enjoy it will be guaranteed a member of this ensemble will be a vagabond, wandering the world gig-less or in one crummy job to another, always wishing a little more invention have been utilized in the choice of …

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Norman Woodlief

The region around that which was formerly Squirt, NC (now Eden), was fertile ground not merely for tobacco plants, but also for old-timey music artists aswell. Many players, such as for example Norman Woodlief, Lonnie Austin, and, obviously, Charlie Poole, originated from this section of NEW YORK. In the ’20s …

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John White

The backdrop of a few of the most well-known recordings of American cowboy songs is astonishing enough to help make the Cisco Kid fall off his horse. Who believe the inexplicable documenting artists who proceeded to go beneath the stage brands from the Lone Superstar Ranger as well as the …

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Billie Maxwell

Not very much is known concerning this historic nation singer from later ’20s referred to as “the Cow Young lady vocalist,” but several faded and fuzzy photos have revealed that she actually is certainly one of the primary performers to exploit the picture of the cowgirl to market records, building …

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George E. Lee & His Novelty Singing Orchestra

The first choice of George E. Lee’s Novelty Performing Orchestra was a talented multi-instrumentalist aswell as vocalist, with a lovely sister who could sing such as a lark. Both George E. Lee and Julia Lee are legends from the Kansas Town jazz scene, placing them in business with a great …

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Happy Caldwell

Along with his nickname, Happy Caldwell results in as having a far more upbeat attitude compared to the stereotyped disgruntled jazzman. His lengthy career may possess contributed towards the smiles, even though nickname goes back to his youth and the times when he was learning to be always a pharmacist. …

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