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Jenks "Tex" Carman

Jenks "Tex" Carman was first played on NTS on 1 September 2019. Songs played include Locust Hill Rag (No. 4).

Jenks (Tex) Carman (Hardinsburg, KY, May 14, 1903 - February 2, 1968) was an American country (steel) guitarist and singer.

Jenks Carman played guitar in the old Hawaiian style, that is just a regular flat top type Martin in the laying down position, and was both adept at playing breaks, solos and backing up his singing. What makes his guitar style so unusual was that the staccato type style he played was popular in the teens up into the mid 20`s. It was the style of…

Locust Hill Rag (No. 4)
Jenks "Tex" Carman
Locust Hill Rag (No. 4)
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