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Cannonball Rag by Merle Travis

Cannonball Rag by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, is …

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Cane Break Blues by Merle Travis

Cane Break Blues by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, …

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Banks Of The Bann by Martin Simpson

Banks Of The Bann by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays …

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Rose Time by Merle Travis

Rose Time by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, is …

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Betsy The Serving Maid by Martin Simpson

Betsy The Serving Maid by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays …

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Saturday Night Shuffle by Merle Travis

Saturday Night Shuffle by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, …

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Bobs Song by Martin Simpson

Bobs Song by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays the electric …

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Nine Pound Hammer by Merle Travis

Nine Pound Hammer by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, …

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Donal Og by Martin Simpson

Donal Og by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays the electric …

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Ill See You In My Dreams by Merle Travis

Ill See You In My Dreams by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style …

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