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Author Topic: Cecil Augusta "Stop all the buses"  (Read 2244 times)

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workinblues

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Cecil Augusta "Stop all the buses"
« on: October 27, 2008, 04:42:16 AM »
Hi All,
I am new to the forum and have an interesting question for you. Does anyone here know anything about Cecil Augusta, who appears on the CD "Alan Lomax Blues Songbook" at Rounder with "Stop all the buses"? I have been looking for clues but without success.
It is a great country blues song, but unlike anything else.
best,
Paul

Offline Bunker Hill

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Re: Cecil Augusta "Stop all the buses"
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 05:04:54 AM »
Othan than what Lomax noted about him - that he was 39, and from Williston, Tennessee - similar questions have been asked since the release four years ago of that CD. I don't believe any new info has come to light but I'd gratefully be corrected on that.

Offline Slack

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Re: Cecil Augusta "Stop all the buses"
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2008, 09:55:27 AM »
Welcome to WeenieCampbell Paul.

workinblues

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Re: Cecil Augusta "Stop all the buses"
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2008, 02:20:30 AM »
Thank you Slack -- years ago I used to listen to the WC internet radio. What a pity that you had to shut it down.

I wish we could hear more from Cecil Augusta, but that is most unlikely to happen.
Paul

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Re: Cecil Augusta "Stop all the buses"
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2008, 08:27:06 AM »
Hi Paul,

We haven't given up on Weenie Juke yet, the server is carefully stored in my basement.  I think we'll know the status of internet radio much better by the end of the 1st quarter 2009.

boots

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Re: Cecil Augusta "Stop all the buses"
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2008, 04:11:15 AM »
A long wait, but always full of hope.

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