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Edward King filmed by Alan Lomax in Michigan, 1938

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Born in rural Quebec, Edward King (1908–1988) was an energetic and boisterous performer, improvising songs and pounding out a rhythm with his feet. He was also a fiddler who had worked and played in Canadian lumber camps. From the DVD that accompanies our new release "Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946." More info at http://www.dust-digital.com/folksongs/