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The Best of Old-Time Country Music

Volo Bogtrotters (Part 1 of 2) (#2002)

The Volo Bogtrotters, a popular Chicago string band, are known for lively dance instrumentals along with unique and humorous vocals that have been passed down from old time musicians and old 78 records. The band strives to preserve the true spirit of old-time string songs from the elder musicians of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri. Members include Fred Campeau playing fiddle, banjo uke, steel guitar and vocals; Lynn 'Chirps' Smith on fiddle, mandolin, mandocello and vocals; Steve Rosen on banjo, tenor banjo, guitar and vocals; Paul Tyler on guitar, fiddle, mandolin and vocals; Tony Scarimbolo on string bass, harmonica and vocals. Also featured are Iowans Mary Schaeffer-Losure and David Losure from Kamrar, who occasionally join the band for some lively freestyle dancing.
Songs include: 'Lost Indian,' 'Tanner's Farm,' 'Goin' to Town,' 'Poor Howard,' 'San Antonio,' 'Home Sweet Home,' 'Dallas Rag,' and 'New Cut Road.' http://members.tripod.com/%7ENailThatCatfish/volo.html [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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