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Croce: "Do you believe the Festival marked a comeback in your own career?" Hurt: "I certainly don't think it hurt," he answered laughing. "Of course my career has seen more comebacks than a Friday night fish fry. I've been around a long time, you know. My first record was for Okeh in 1928" - December 1963, young Villanova student Jim Croce asks a question about the recent Newport Folk Festival in an interview of Mississippi John Hurt for radio station WWVU, from I Got A Name - the Jim Croce Story by Ingrid Croce and Jimmy Rock (Da Capo 2012)

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Offline Pan

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Riley Puckett photo
« on: December 24, 2016, 09:01:25 AM »
Hi all,

This was posted on facebook, on the "Early History of WNOX Radio" page by David Pounds, the grandson of Riley Puckett, with the following statement:

"Restored photo of my grandfather, George "Riley" Puckett, playing WNOX circa 1930's. Riley was a popular blind guitarist/singer from 1924 until his death in 1946. He recorded over 300 songs on 78 RPM format for Columbia and Decca/Bluebird."

I thought you might enjoy the photo, and since it was a public post, I'll share it.

Cheers, and season's greetings to all!

Pan
 

Offline eric

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Re: Riley Puckett photo
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 10:11:56 AM »
Stylin'!

Nice guitar, too.
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Eric

Offline zoner

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Re: Riley Puckett photo
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 10:58:56 AM »
Nice suit!

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