Top Dock Boggs Albums
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Dock Boggs Is Legendary
Dock Boggs Is Legendary
[2013]
Legendary Singer & Banjo Player
Legendary Singer & Banjo Player
[2013]
Dock Boggs, Vol. 3
Dock Boggs, Vol. 3
[2004]
His Folkways Years, 1963-1968
His Folkways Years, 1963-1968
[1998]
Excerpts from Interviews With Dock Boggs, Legendary Banjo Player and Singer
Excerpts from Interviews With Dock Boggs, Legendary Banjo Player and Singer
[1965]
Related Information for Dock Boggs
Moran Lee "Dock" Boggs (February 7, 1898–February 7, 1971) was an influential old-time singer, songwriter and banjo player. His style of play, as well as his singing, is considered a unique combination of old-time Appalachian mountain music and the blues. Boggs is deemed by contemporary old-time musicians and performers as a seminal figure in old-time music, at least in part because of the appearance of two of his recordings from the 1920s, "Sugar Baby" and "Country Blues", on the influential Anthology of American Folk Music collection.Boggs was born in Norton, Virginia and began working in the coal mines of Appalachia at the age of twelve. At around this time, Boggs became interested in the banjo. As was the c... read more