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Columbia Sessions (1961-1972) album art

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Wolverton Mountain
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Big River, Big Man
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The Comancheros
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The Burning of Atlanta
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Sweet Lovin' (Early Version)

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Claude King

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Singer/songwriter and actor Claude King is best remembered for his one big hit, "Wolverton Mountain," the tale of one Clifton Clowers who is "mighty handy with a gun and a knife" and keeps his daughter sequestered in their mountain home away from potential suitors. Focusing exclusively on that song results in an incomplete picture of King's career, however; he emerged from the milieu that also produced Johnny Horton, and after "Wolverton Mountain" he scored another 27 chart sing... Read more

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