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6/30/20: “Life’s Railway to Heaven” by George Reneau (1924)

Life’s Railway to Heaven by George Reneau (1924)

CD 6, track 10

Playing “guitar and mouth harp” is George Reneau, “The Blind Musician of the Smoky Mountains,” on this April 1924 recording of “Life’s Railway to Heaven.” The singer, however, is an uncredited Gene Austin, at the very beginning of his recording career.


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