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LEE COUNTY BLUES. AKA and see "KC Railroad Blues." Old-Time, Country Blues. The tune was originally recorded in 1925 by the Georgia duo George Walburn and Emmett Hethcox. North Carolina old-time musician Fred Cockerham played the tune under the title "KC Railroad Blues." "Carroll County Blues" is a related melody.

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Recorded sources: County 544, "Georgia Fiddle Bands" (197?). Gennett GE 16645 (78 RPM), The Tweedy Brothers (Harry and George on fiddles, Charles on piano), 1930, unissued. OKeh 45024 (78 RPM), George Walburn & Emmett Hethcox (1925. The other side of the recording was not by Walburn and Hethcox, but rather "The Cackling Hen" by J.D. Harris). OLD-97-002-CD, Kirk Sutphin & Friends - "Grandpa's Favorites."

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