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The new podcast episode is up! This week's show is a special holiday

episode featuring music by Bessie Smith, Nat King Cole, Count Basie,

Fiddlin' John Carson, as well as Christmas music from Puerto Rico and

the Ukrane. Check it out!

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Today's update features the first Carter Family track to appear on the "Anthology," "John Hardy Was A Desperate Little Man."

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Update! "Gonna Die With My Hammer In My Hand" by the Williamson Brothers and Curry.

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New post on Where Dead Voices Gather. Today we discuss the story of Stackalee,

a.ka. Stagger Lee, a.k.a. Lee Shelton whose story is told by Frank

Hutchison...

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Today's "Anthology" update covers the assassination of President William McKinley by anarachist Leon Czolgosz, the subject of Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers version of "White House Blues."

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New update today! Today we listen to Mississippi John Hurt's version of "Frankie."

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Today's update features Wlliam and Versey Smith's "When That Great Ship Went Down," recounting the 1912 "Titanic" disaster...

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The Carter Family return with "Engine One-Forty-Three" on today's "Anthology" update!

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Following along and enjoying every entry, Alexander.

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Following along and enjoying every entry, Alexander.

Thanks!

Today's update is the Bently Boys performing "Down on Penny's Farm."

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Today's update features the immortal Charlie Patton - listed here as The Masked Marvel - performing "Mississippi Boweavil Blues."

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Today's entry is the last track on the "Ballads" volume, "Got the Farm Land Blues" by the Carolina Tar Heels. On Tuesday we'll begin volume two, "Social Music."

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Today we begin volume two of the "Anthology," titled "Social Music." In today's entry, we hear Uncle Bunt Stephens's recording of "Sail Away Lady," an old fiddle tune that dates back to the early 19th century.

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Today's "Anthology" update tells the story of J.W. Day, aka Jilson Setters, a blind fiddler whose sight was restored late in life. Here, he performs the fiddle tune, "The Wild Wagoner."

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Texas Swing forbear Prince Albert Hunt and his Texas Ramblers tear up the joint with "Wake Up Jacob" in today's "Anthology" update.

Edited by Alexander

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String band veterans Andrew and Jim Baxter perform "Georgia Stomp" in today's "Anthology" update....

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Today's "Anthology" update features country music pioneer Eck Robertson and his musical family performing "Brilliancy Medley."

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Today's "Anthology" update features Hoyt "Floyd" Ming and his Pep-Steppers performing "Indian War Whoop," the last of seven tracks in a row that feature the fiddle.

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Today's update features the music of "Ragtime Texas" Henry Thomas, a pre-blues songster, performing "Old Country Stomp."

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Today's update features songster Jim Jackson performing "Old Dog Blue," a dance tune with floating narrative and folk lyrics.

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Today's update takes us back to Louisiana and the music of the Cajun people, featuring Columbus Frugé's recording of "Saut Crapaud."

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Columbus "Boy" Frugé lived into the 1980s. He is heard here playing accordion on two recordings from 1981. They are from 45 rpm records on a label called Buffalo. Johnny Richard was a drummer and James Thibodeaux a rhythm guitarist.

Arnaudville Two Step

Valse de LeBouef

Saute crapaud!

Ta queue va brûler!

Mais prends courage,

Elle va repousser.

Va y donc, crapaud!

L'hiver après prendre!

Saute crapaud!

Ta queue va brûler!

Mets (mais?) chère Pauline

Une tasse de café.

Oh crapaud,

Qui q'as fait ton gilet?

C'est Rose Martin,

La fille à maman.

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Thanks for posting!

Columbus "Boy" Frugé lived into the 1980s. He is heard here playing accordion on two recordings from 1981. They are from 45 rpm records on a label called Buffalo. Johnny Richard was a drummer and James Thibodeaux a rhythm guitarist.

Arnaudville Two Step

Valse de LeBouef

Saute crapaud!

Ta queue va brûler!

Mais prends courage,

Elle va repousser.

Va y donc, crapaud!

L'hiver après prendre!

Saute crapaud!

Ta queue va brûler!

Mets (mais?) chère Pauline

Une tasse de café.

Oh crapaud,

Qui q'as fait ton gilet?

C'est Rose Martin,

La fille à maman.

Thank you! I will add this information to the site!

Today's update features the musical Cajun couple Joseph and Cléoma Falcon performing "Acadian One Step."

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Today's update is the last of three Cajun selections in a row and the last of three songs featuring the accordion. Here Les Breaux Frères perform a version of "Home Sweet Home," the sentimental favorite that dates back to 1823.

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