In answer to Momentary Madness's Alabama 3 blues videos, here's an Australian version of some ole timey song (Sleepy John Estes, did he say?) called 'Ragged And Dirty' - which is how we're all going to be before this L shaped recession is over...
Does the interview bit from 3:15 on sorta re-tell the story of the current economic crisis or what?
Man, C.W. Stoneking is just the out-of-this-world best...
As for his incredibly outback Australian accent (this is closer to how Hugh Jakcman should have been talking in "Australia - The Ad"), someone has commented on You-Tube: "He was born in Katherine to Californian hippie parents who met at a music festival. His parents went their separate ways and he grew up with his father who taught school at the Aboriginal community of Papunya."
Another YouTube comment: "Listening to C.W. is like being inside the coffin at a funeral march in New Orleans."
When I heard him on the radio (TripleR, not TripleJ) last year, I thought I noticed an extra layer of Mississippi drawl (for the public perhaps)...
I've Heard Of Find The Sixpence... - sadanduseless
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