Hack Johnson

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Taken at face value, the name of this band and its leader couldn't be less informative. Of several possible meanings for the nickname "Hack," only one is possibly appropriate, while the geographical designation of "Tennesseans" is misleading for a bluegrass group that was just as important a part of the neighboring North Carolina scene. While "Hack" might have come up in connection with the so-called "chop rhythm" guitar style of bandmember Curley Howard, or as the result of the... Read more

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