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2009-02-09T18:26:41.000Z
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Video Title:
Dock Boggs - "Down South Blues" [Official Audio]
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Listen to the official audio of Dock Boggs' "Down South Blues" from the 1964 'Legendary Singer and Banjo Player' album on Smithsonian Folkways. 'Legendary Singer and Banjo Player' is available on CD, LP, and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/dock-boggs/legendary-singer-and-banjo-player Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4pfG1AYg6gQ78kuJ71g6eP?si=3hv96mHbQXm_Qgoefl-rIw Moran Lee “Dock” Boggs (1898 – 1971) was an old-time singer, songwriter and banjo player. His unique style of singing and banjo playing combined elements of Appalachian folk music and African-American blues. A self-taught musician, Dock recorded about eights sides of music between 1927 and 1929. The Great Depression and domestic issues sidelined his musical career until he was “rediscovered” by Mike Seeger (The New Lost City Ramblers) and encouraged to perform at the American Folk Festival in Asheville, NC in 1963. This release contains several songs from that Festival including “Oh Death” and “Country Blues,” a song he had originally recorded in the 1920s. Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). 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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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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