Tuesday, August 05, 2014

I USED TO FLY HIGH LIKE A TURTLE DOVE


Uncle Dave Macon • I’ve Got The Mourning Blues • 1926



Uncle Dave Macon, vocal; Sam McGee, guitar. New York, 14 Apr 1926

Photo: Sam McGee, Uncle Dave Macon via Roots of American Fiddle Music.

Listen to a folk revival version here.

4 comments:

  1. Hi Frank,
    Sam McGee has to be one of the finest of the early country guitar pickers. What a treat it would have been to see them performer live together.

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    1. Yes, wouldn't that have been great! "Born too late"

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  2. Great tune with wonderful lyrics. Thanks for the post.

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    1. Thanks, Snakeboy. Glad to see you over here. . . .

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