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CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS DROP NEW ALBUM: "GENUINE NEGRO JIG"

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Northern Roots singer Tim Eriksen turned me on to this trio of North Carolina musicians who are rediscovering (continuing?) the African American string band tradition. Part of what Eriksen labels the revival of Hardcore Americana. Check out the recent stories on NPR:

The Carolina Chocolate Drops

Carolina Chocolate Drops A Brand-New Album

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Written by Jeffrey Callen

March 1, 2010 at 10:18 am

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