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Dock Boggs - "Wild Bill Jones" [Official Audio]
Listen to the official audio of Dock Boggs' "Wild Bill Jones" from the 1998 album 'His Folkways Years, 1963-1968' on Smithsonian Folkways. 'His Folkways Years, 1963-1968' is available on 2xCD box set and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Dock Boggs recorded only 12 songs in the 1920s, but his raw, powerful singing and distinctive banjo-playing caused Harry Smith to include him in his Anthology of American Folk Music (SFW 40090) and Mike Seeger to search for him in the hills of Kentucky in 1963. A new series of recording sessions captured the 50 blues, instrumentals, regional and religious songs included in this two-CD set. Originally released to high acclaim on three Folkways Records LPs in the 1960s, they have influenced musicians ever since. Extensive notes by Mike Seeger and Barry O'Connell. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time. ©2008 Smithsonian Institution
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2 min 13 sec
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