Smoke Dawson

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        George "Smoke" Dawson has been, by most accounts, and his own, a mostly itinerant (and often impoverished) fiddle and bagpipe player who passed back and forth between New York and the West Coast for decades, and while he worked at times as a commercial fisherman, a wrestler, an aerial photographer, and plenty of other assorted jobs, it was music that formed the essential arc of his life. Born in Brooklyn, New York on June 5, 1935, Dawson began playing the banjo in the mid-'50s, ... Read more

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