I love this old weird music!
Dock Boggs World
Dock Boggs (vocal & 5-String banjo) with Hub Mahaffey on guitar
“Sugar Baby ” & “Down South Blues”
Recorded in New York on March 9, 1927 and issued on 78rpm record (Brunswick 118)
A few artists from the Anthology were truly rescued from oblivion by the american folk revival of the 1960’s and experienced an unexpected new musical career as they were entering their last decade. Men like Mississippi John Hurt, Furry Lewis, Clarence Ashley and Dock Boggs, thanks to the Anthology and a new generation of folk music lovers who searched out for them, had a second chance to play their down-home music in front of an appreciating audience (although a quite different one than 40 years before) and record again. In the case of Boggs, his rediscovery was single-handedly orchestrated by Mike Seeger, who found his home in Norton, Virginia, recorded his music on four lps’s…
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