Roots Music

Music that preceded pop music or sometimes reworked it, the stuff that people made up. Oral tradition and regional styles. Blues, old timey, Cajun, country music with fiddles, klezmer, polka, you name it. The stuff people were playing before record companies "discovered" it.


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Snooks Eaglin Alberta i know this songs as Corrina, but it is basically the same song. Blind Snooks Eaglin did a sweet version of that old song. I love his guitar playing Youtube
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Spinliesel 8 NY Aug 22 Aug 22 11 comment
It's Bo Carter day. Nothing official, it is because I say so. <g> Armenter Chatmon was his name, one of the founding members of the Mississippi Sheiks along with his brothers Lonnie and Sam and friend Walter Vinson . He made a ton of records as a ...
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nosferatu_cat 7 CA May 31 May 31 11 comment
Hi everyone, I have just formed a new group for you - "Desert Island Discs Group". It is an opportunity for you to list your favourite ten songs, any genre, in one listing and then find out who agrees with your choices and who suggests different artists ...
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FrayedBear 9 Australia May 31 May 31 11 comment
Corrina, Corrina by Taj Mahal Youtube
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Spinliesel 8 NY Mar 18 Mar 18 11 comment
Justin Johnson plays a rocking rockabilly guitar! Youtube
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JGal 6 OH Feb 20 Feb 20 11 comment
This is beautifully interesting. Dolly Parton's "Joline" slowed down from 45 RPM to 33 1/3 Youtube
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ollieberry 7 ME Jan 17 Jan 17 11 comment
Canned Heat Blues: Tommy Johnson Johnson was from the Jackson, MS area. He's the other blues singer named Johnson reputed to have sold his soul to the devil. He comes from an earlier generation, more of a contemporary of Charley Patton. He had a...
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nosferatu_cat 7 CA Dec 28, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 11 comment
This is beautifully interesting. Dolly Parton's "Joline" slowed down from 45 RPM to 33 1/3 Youtube
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ollieberry 7 ME Jan 17 Jan 17 11 comment
Nosferatu_cat's post of Big Joe WIlliams reminded me of a little factoid of Taj Mahal's life: he was the manager of a dairy operation on the East Coast and mentions cows in this duet with Keb Mo. Youtube
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Spinliesel 8 NY Aug 24, 2018 Aug 24, 2018 33 comments
Indulge me. 2 more from the Steel Drivers.Youtube
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ollieberry 7 ME Aug 24, 2018 Aug 24, 2018 22 comments
Nosferatu_cat's post of Big Joe WIlliams reminded me of a little factoid of Taj Mahal's life: he was the manager of a dairy operation on the East Coast and mentions cows in this duet with Keb Mo. Youtube
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Spinliesel 8 NY Aug 24, 2018 Aug 24, 2018 33 comments
Nosferatu_cat's post of Big Joe WIlliams reminded me of a little factoid of Taj Mahal's life: he was the manager of a dairy operation on the East Coast and mentions cows in this duet with Keb Mo. Youtube
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Spinliesel 8 NY Aug 24, 2018 Aug 24, 2018 33 comments
Indulge me. 2 more from the Steel Drivers.Youtube
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ollieberry 7 ME Aug 24, 2018 Aug 24, 2018 22 comments
The Steel Drivers...Blue Side of the Mountain Youtube
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ollieberry 7 ME Aug 21, 2018 Aug 21, 2018 22 comments
The Steel Drivers...Blue Side of the Mountain Youtube
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ollieberry 7 ME Aug 21, 2018 Aug 21, 2018 22 comments
The Steel Drivers...Blue Side of the Mountain Youtube
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ollieberry 7 ME Aug 21, 2018 Aug 21, 2018 22 comments
Sarah & Maybelle Carter - Dixie Darlin [m.youtube.]
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OlderWiser 5 CA Aug 19, 2018 Aug 19, 2018 11 comment
“Look at Miss Ohio” by Gillian Welch. Youtube
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Kenny82 6 TN Aug 17, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 11 comment
Not technically minded so hope this link works. a wee bit of the Otha ;) Youtube
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SimonCyrene 7 UK Aug 14, 2018 Aug 14, 2018 11 comment

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