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Clarence Ashley

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Clarence Ashley

Clarence Ashley has been played on NTS shows including guests, with Dark Holler first played on 14 June 2015.

"Tom" Clarence Ashley (Clarence Earl McCurry, Bristol, Tennessee, September 29, 1895 - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, June 2, 1967) was an American clawhammer banjo player, guitarist and singer.

He began performing at medicine shows in the Southern Appalachian region as early as 1911, and gained initial fame in the late 1920s as both a solo recording artist and as a member of various string bands. After his "rediscovery" during the folk revival of the 1960s, Ashley spent the last years of his life playing at…

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Dark Holler Blues
Clarence Ashley
Columbia1929
Dark Holler Blues
Clarence AshleyColumbia1929
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The Coo Coo Bird
Clarence Ashley
Columbia1929
The Coo Coo Bird
Clarence AshleyColumbia1929
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God's Gonna Ease My Troublin' Mind
Doc Watson, Clarence Ashley
Smithsonian Folkways1994
God's Gonna Ease My Troublin' Mind
Doc Watson, Clarence AshleySmithsonian Folkways1994
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Dark Holler
Clarence Ashley
County Records2001
Dark Holler
Clarence AshleyCounty Records2001
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