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After consulting his preacher to make sure there was nothing sinful about playing blues records on the radio Mr. Wright decided to give it a try. He did it six days a week almost until his death on what became one of America's longest-running radio programs. From 6 o'clock to 9, he was the 'Soul Man' playing the blues. For the last two hours he was 'Brother Early' playing gospel music - Early Wright, obituary to the DJ, WROX Clarksdale

Author Topic: SOTM December 30, 2016 Stack O' Lee  (Read 1504 times)

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Re: SOTM December 30, 2016 Stack O' Lee
« Reply #15 on: October 02, 2017, 06:48:47 PM »
Here, finally, is the low-grade sound file of the Stackolee toast. If there's the slightest chance that you'll be offended, please read the warnings in the message above.

It's on the Rounder CD accompanying the book   

I also attach a version of the blues ballad by John Cephas and Phil Wiggins ?
taken from the Smithsonian Folkways CD Classic African-American Ballads 
« Last Edit: October 02, 2017, 06:57:22 PM by DavidCrosbie »

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