The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #73581   Message #1277952
Posted By: biglappy
22-Sep-04 - 01:17 AM
Thread Name: Origins: When/where did 'Peg and Awl' turn up?
Subject: RE: Origins: When/where did'Peg and Awl' turn up?
Hobart Smith learned it from Kelly Harrell, a VA-NC border musician who recorded in the '20's. He recorded it in 1925 in Charlotte, NC. I think Smith's version is a lot better so don't feel obligated to try to dig up a Harrell disk.

I don't know of anything before Harrell.