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Tally Ho
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I'm Using My Bible For A Road Map
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Country Boy Rock 'n' Roll
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I'm The Talk Of The Town
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It's Only Right That I Should Pay

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Virtually unrivalled among his contemporaries for his mastery of the five-string banjo, Don Reno teamed with Red Smiley to create some of the finest bluegrass recordings of the postwar era -- a superb tenor vocalist and songwriter, Reno also proved crucial to the emergence of the guitar as one of bluegrass' lead instruments, and ranks alongside the likes of Bill Monroe among the genre's true pioneers. Reno was born in Spartanburg, SC, on February 21, 1926, and raised primarily i... Read more

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