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Thread #8432 Message #3804485
Posted By: GUEST,Joseph Scott
10-Aug-16 - 03:15 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Deep Elem Blues / Deep Ellum / Deep Elm
Subject: RE: Origins: Deep Elem Blues / Deep Ellum / Deep Elm
"This is definitely an old blues song from the Texas/Louisiana area" Once it had lyrics about Dallas added by some, it had lyrics about Dallas added by some.
The Georgia Crackers (i.e. the Cofer brothers and a third guy, "if you go down in Black Bottom," 1927) were from Georgia, the Allen Brothers were from Tennessee, Sam McGee was from Tennessee, Joe Evans (who reportedly influenced the Allen Brothers in person) was from Tennessee, Frank Hutchison ("The Miner's Blues," "ain't a-gonna work on no tipple... sweet mama...") was from West Virginia, Silas Rogers ("The Tipple Blues") was from Kentucky...