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10/3/20: "Arkansaw Traveler" by William B. Houchens (1922)

Arkansaw Traveler by William B. Houchens (1922)

CD 5, track 5

William B. Houchens (1884-1949) plays “Arkansaw Traveler” on a 1922 recording. A lifelong Midwesterner, Houchens was a multi-instrumentalist and music instructor. He taught piano and violin at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and later formed a music school of his own in Dayton, Ohio. Some of his records you’ll find credited to “Uncle Billy Hawkins.”


William B. Houchens

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