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Sam McGee

Sam McGee
Born: May 1, 1894 in Franklin, TN
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Died: Aug 21, 1975 in Franklin, TN
Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: Flat-top guitar picker Sam McGee and his fiddling brother Kirk were among the earliest fraternal duets in country music, and were also extraordinary sidemen for such legendary performers as Uncle Dave Macon and Fiddling Arthur Smith. The McGee brothers were born just south of Nashville in Williamson ...Read full biography
Grand Dad Of The Country Guitar Pickers
Released: 1963
Label: Arhoolie Productions
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Recorded over the course of 1969 and 1970, Grand Dad of the Country Pickers showcases the considerable talents of Sam McGee through exercises in gorgeous, fingerpicked parlor songs, blues guitar playing, ...Read full review
Country Guitar
Released: 1997
Label: Arhoolie
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Mcgee's country guitar picking is bright and impressive. The compact tunes contain a chugging rhythm from guitar and bass over which he flourishes bursts of notes on banjo, guitar, and banjo-guitar. This ...Read full review
More Sam McGee albums: Main Albums (3), Compilations (2)
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