Uncle Dave Macon

Born 7 October 1870. Died 22 March 1952
Uncle Dave Macon
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1870-10-07
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Uncle Dave Macon

Uncle Dave Macon Biography (Wikipedia)

Uncle Dave Macon (October 7, 1870 – March 22, 1952), born David Harrison Macon—also known as "The Dixie Dewdrop"—was an American old-time banjo player, singer, songwriter, and comedian. Known for his chin whiskers, plug hat, gold teeth, and gates-ajar collar, he gained regional fame as a vaudeville performer in the early 1920s before becoming the first star of the Grand Ole Opry in the latter half of the decade.

Macon's music is considered the ultimate bridge between 19th-century American folk and vaudeville music and the phonograph and radio-based music of the early 20th-century. Music historian Charles Wolfe wrote, "If people call yodelling Jimmie Rodgers 'the father of country music,' then Uncle Dave must certainly be 'the grandfather of country music'." Macon's polished stage presence and lively personality have made him one of the most enduring figures of early country music.

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Whoop 'Em Up Cindy
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Whoop 'Em Up Cindy
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Buddy Won't You Hold Down The Line
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Buddy Won't You Hold Down The Line
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Two-In-One Chewing Gum
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Two-In-One Chewing Gum
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Farm Relief
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Farm Relief
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All In Down And Out Blues
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All In Down And Out Blues
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When The Train Comes Along
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When The Train Comes Along
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Sail Away Ladies
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