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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… read more

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  • Avatar for gennyisrad
    Dock made me fall in love with banjo music.
  • Avatar for asbestos_pie
    His playing is pretty good, but that voice is like nails on a chalkboard.
  • Avatar for katti85
    It's so hurtful & so healing at same time→ his voice I mean.
  • Avatar for IamFlood
    Beautiful, like roadkill.
  • Avatar for beautifuldaddy
    his later recordings pale in comparison to the ABSOLUTE GLORY of country blues, but they're still killer
  • Avatar for beautifuldaddy
    oh this man, this man! I can't put into words how much I love him and his voice
  • Avatar for beautifuldaddy
    \/ that's how I imagine my old age will be like
  • Avatar for bgk90
    I love how the Dad character that Werner Herzog plays in Julien Donkey Boy listens to "Sugar Baby" on repeat all day while chugging cough medicine.
  • Avatar for JoshCIVM
    That voice makes me want to draw the shades and hide in the bathroom.
  • Avatar for plothead31
    R.I.P.

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