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JAKE LEG WOBBLE. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Mississippi. Jake Leg was a disease caused by toxicity from drinking tainted liquor, Jamaica Ginger, during prohibition. The Ray Brothers were fiddler Will Ray with his brother Vardman on guitar.

The Ray Brothers



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Printed sources:

Recorded sources: County 528, The Ray Brothers - "Mississippi Breakdown: Traditional Fiddle Music of Mississippi, vol. 1." County 548, The Ray Brothers - "Ridin' in an Old Model 'T'". Document 8028, The Mississippi Possum Hunters - "Mississippi String Bands, vol. 2" (reissue).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]




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