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Uncle Eck Dunford

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Uncle Eck Dunford

Uncle Eck Dunford has been played on NTS in shows including The NTS Guide to…, featured first on 11 November 2021. Songs played include Old Shoes And Leggins.

Uncle Eck Dunford (Alexander Dunford, Carroll County, Virginia, May 30, 1875 - June 26, 1953) was an American early country, fiddler, singer and guitarist. He was recorded by Ralph Peer on the famous Bristol Sessions. The Bristol sessions are considered the "Big Bang" of modern country music. They were held in 1927 in Bristol, Tennessee by Victor Talking Machine Company. Dunford's "Old Shoes and Leggins", is included on Harry Smith's 1952 folksong collection Anthology of American Folk Music. Uncle Eck…

Old Shoes And Leggins
Uncle Eck Dunford
Smithsonian Folkways1997
Old Shoes And Leggins
Uncle Eck DunfordSmithsonian Folkways1997