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Category Archives: Billy Cochrane

Off The Beaten Path: The Blue Front Cafe

There is a sound, a minor-tuned guitar and a falsetto voice, that is like no other in blues: the early recordings of Bentonia, Mississippi, native Skip James. Skip and his…

Off The Beaten Path: Casey Jones & the Bird Dogs

There are a couple of museums devoted to Casey Jones, railroad engineer famous in folk and children’s songs but also among railroad buffs – one is in Jackson, Tennessee, and…