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Charlie Poole's Early Banjo Country

Rock historian Ed Ward reviews a three-disc release of a Charlie Poole recording from the 1930s. The record, You Ain't Talkin' To Me, is from the Columbia Legacy label. Poole was a banjo-playing pioneer of country music.

Copyright 2005 Fresh Air

Ed Ward
Ed Ward is the rock-and-roll historian on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.