1. 63 “I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground” by Bascom Lamar Lunsford

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    April 22, 2012 by gadaya

    Another classic Anthology song, in probably its best interpretation. Bascom Lamar Lunsford recorded the song many times during his career …
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  2. 62 “Sugar Baby” by Dock Boggs

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    March 15, 2012 by gadaya

    Dock Boggs World Dock Boggs (vocal & 5-String banjo) with Hub Mahaffey on guitar “Sugar Baby ” & “Down South Blues” …
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  3. 61 “James Alley Blues” by Richard (Rabbit) Brown

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    February 9, 2012 by gadaya

    Recorded in New Orleans in 1927, Richard (Rabbit) Brown was a songster, a black folk singer and musician, often itinerant, …
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  4. 60 “I Woke Up One Morning In May“ by Didier Hébert

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    January 10, 2012 by gadaya

    Didier Hébert (misspelled Herbert on the recording and on the Anthology) was a blind guitarist from Louisiana who accompanied the …
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  5. 59 “Minglewood Blues” by Cannon’s Jug Stompers

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    December 11, 2011 by gadaya

    Gus Cannon’s World Gus Cannon, the leader of Cannon’ Jug Stompers, was a great musician and character, a central figure …
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  6. 58 “East Virginia” by Buell Kazee

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    November 9, 2011 by gadaya

    “East Virginia”, like “The Cuckoo”, is a perennial folk song with complex roots. Some of the verses can be traced …
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  7. 57 “The Coo Coo Bird” by Clarence Ashley

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    October 17, 2011 by gadaya

    We are now entering the third volume of the Anthology, the one called “Songs”. Folk songs can take different forms …
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