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Today's update features the return of the Carter Family (their fifth appearance so far) performing "Black Jack David."

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Today's update features the Blue Sky Boys, aka Earl and Bill Bolick, performing "Down on the Banks of the Ohio," a chilling performance if there ever was one.

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Today's update features Grand Ole Oprey star, Arthur Smith, along with the Delmore Brothers, performing "Adieu, False Heart."

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Today's update features J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers performing "John Henry Was A Little Boy," featuring the vocals and banjo of Wade Mainer, the only "Anthology" artist still living.

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Today's update features Bluegrass pioneers the Monroe Brothers performing "Nine Pound Hammer Is Too Heavy," a relative of "Spike Driver Blues."

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Today's update features pianist Jesse James, a figure about whom nothing is known, performing "Southern Casey Jones." This is the first track on the "Anthology" to feature the piano as a solo instrument.

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Today's update features Jack Kelly and his South Memphis Jug Band performing "Cold Iron Bed."

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Nearly a week in the making, today's update features Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter performing "Packin' Trunk."

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I've been dipping into the blog and much appreciate your efforts. Good job!

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I've been dipping into the blog and much appreciate your efforts. Good job!

Thanks!

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Today's update features Big Joe Williams and his Washboard Blues Singers performing "Baby Please Don't Go," the first recording of this blues standard.

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Today's update features the legendary Robert Johnson performing "Last Fair Deal Gone Down."

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Today's update features former convict Booker T. Washington (Bukka) White performing "Parchman Farm Blues."

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Today's update features the Heavenly Gospel Singers performing "Mean Old World," which closes the first disc of the last volume of the "Anthology."

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The last disc of the "Anthology" kicks off in today's update in which the Carter Family performs the classic "Hello, Stranger."

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Today's update features Sister Clara Hudmon (later known as the Georgia Peach) performing "Stand By Me."

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I highly recommend a visit to Alexander's blog.

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Thank you so much for your very kind words, both here and on the blog, Chris. Such praise means a lot coming from you!

Today's update features country music pioneer Al Hopkins performing "West Virginia Gals."

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Today's update features Blind Alfred Reed performing "How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?"

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Uncle Dave Macon returns in today's update performing "Wreck of the Tennessee Gravy Train."

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On this Election Day eve, it is fitting that today's update features Uncle Dave Macon's "Governor Al Smith," Macon's endorsement of Smith in the 1928 Presidential election. Make sure you get out and vote in this most important midterm election tomorrow!

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Sleepy John Estes and Yank Rachel return in today's update performing "Milk Cow Blues."

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The Carter Family appear for the last time in today's update performing "No Depression In Heaven."

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Today's update features Roosevelt Graves and his brother Uaroy, possibly one of the greatest tambourine players of all time, performing "I'll Be Rested (When The Roll Is Called).

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Today's update features Memphis Minnie performing "He's In The Ring (Doing The Same Old Thing)," a tribute to the heavyweight champion, Joe Louis.

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