Larry Hensley
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Too often overlooked even by so-called experts in Appalachian music, the multi-instrumentalist and singer Larry Hensley was one of several fine performers to come out of the town of Corbin, KY. At one point, old-time string bands literally ran the town; Walker's Corbin Ramblers, a terrific string band that Hensley joined in 1934, was headed up by the mayor of Corbin, John Walker, and also featured the mayor's influential brother Adam Walker as well as mandolinist Mack Taylor. Pr... Read more

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