Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters
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Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters

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In 1927, Da Costa Woltz -- mayor of Galax, VA, and a promoter of patent medicines -- got together a string band of local musicians for a three-day recording session in Richmond, IN. Billing themselves somewhat cumbersomely as Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters, the group featured Frank Jenkins on banjo and sometimes fiddle, Woltz on second banjo, Ben Jarrell on fiddle, and a 12-year-old Price Goodson on ukulele and harmonica; the young Goodson presumably functioned as much a... Read more

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