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RIP Roscoe Holcomb. 33 Years Today.

It’s the 33rd anniversary of Roscoe Holcomb’s death today.

RIP Mr. Holcomb.

Holcomb was the godfather of bluegrass and a stunning banjo player, one of the best musicians there’s ever been and a personal favourite.

I remember a lovely friend gave me a Roscoe Holcomb CD when my dad passed away so he has a really special place in my heart.

The Holcomb clip I’m about to post is from the amazing Alan Lomax Archive (curated by musician Nathan Salsburg), so it’s worth noting here that there is an Alan Lomax archive presentation and Nathan Salsburg live solo show in Dublin on April 11th…