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Wednesday | Examiner.com

Chris Smither brings a half century of music to Northern California dates

Rare is the musician who won't readily relate his influences when asked. No exception is Chris Smither, who in an interview with me a few years back offered earnest explanations of the impact Mississippi John Hurt and Lightnin' Hopkins have had on him.

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Related Topix: Blues, California, The Kingston Trio, Folk, Burl Ives

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Thu Jun 26, 2014

River Cities' Reader

2014 Blue Fest: Making His Mark - Roy Book Binder

Roy Book Binder considers last year's The Good Book to be his most important album.

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Related Topix: Blues, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Got My Mojo Workin'

Thursday night at C-Boy's Heart & Soul, and Steve Wertheimer's southside juke joint is drenched in true blues.

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Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Music, Entertainment

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Sun Jun 15, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Daily Star

The song remains the same

A southern chain gang, circa 1884-91. The Virginia Penitentiary, where Scott Reynolds Nelson argues John Henry was incarcerated, rented out convicts to the C&O Railroad for 25 cents a day.

Comment?

Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Blues, Mississippi State Penitentiary, State Prisons

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