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Ernest R Stoneman: The Unsung Father Of Country Music 1925-1934

Tony Burke, Blues & Rhythm, March 2009

JIMMIE RODGERS is normally identified as the "father of country music". However, in the booklet notes to this two-CD, 46-track set, Hank Sapoznick argues a strong case for Ernest Stoneman to don that mantle – albeit as "the unsung father of country music".

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