John D. Loudermilk
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Tobacco Road
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The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian
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It's Gotta Be You
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Goin' To Hell On A Sled
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The Jones'

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John D. Loudermilk

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Although his music isn't exactly weird, John D. Loudermilk was one of the weirdest figures of early rock & roll. Much more famous as a songwriter than a performer (although he made plenty of records), his material was incredibly erratic. He could range from the most mindless, sappy pop to a hard-bitten, bluesy tune that rang with as much authentic grit as a Mississippi Delta blues classic. That tune was "Tobacco Road," and if he'd written nothing else, Loudermilk would have been... Read more

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