Burnett & Rutherford

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... read moreRichard Burnett (vocals, guitar, banjo) and Leonard Rutherford (fiddle) were a well-known string band duo in south central Kentucky in the 1920s and 1930s, and they stayed active as performers into the 1950s. They are best known for the archaic-sounding ballad "Willie Moore," which was included on...

Key songs

Willie Moore
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All Night Long Blues
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Curley Headed Woman
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Pearl Bryan
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3:03
Billy In The Low Ground
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Biography

Active: 1920s-1930s
Country Of origin: United States of America

Richard Burnett (vocals, guitar, banjo) and Leonard Rutherford (fiddle) were a well-known string band duo in south central Kentucky in the 1920s and 1930s, and they stayed active as performers into the 1950s. They are best known for the archaic-sounding ballad "Willie Moore," which was included on Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music. ~ Steve Leggett~ Rovi

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