The Skillet Lickers

The Skillet Lickers

Top Songs

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Run Nigger Run
2
Casey Jones
3
Wreck of the Old 97
4
Polly Woddle Doo
5
Ya Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dog Aroun'

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Biography

Proof that in-fighting and power plays among band members was not a practice invented by rock & roll groups, the Skillet Lickers were a prolifically talented 1920s string band that had "creative differences" through much of their career span. Originally formed as a backup band for fiddler and folksy-styled humorist Gid Tanner, the addition of fiddler Clayton McMichen took the band in another direction entirely. McMichen looked down upon Tanner's backwoods humor and musical style... Read more

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